Cases of coronavirus remain high worldwide. Health officials warn that travel increases the chances of getting a virus and spreading it.
A measure banning all long-term pass holders and short-term visitors who have traveled to India in the last 14 days of entry or transit into Singapore came into effect on April 23. It happened when Singapore went into “strict vigilance” against COVID. 19. In light of the current situation of COVID-19, international airlines remain suspended except for international return flights from the Vande Bharat mission in India.
As of February 22, 2021, travelers arriving at all destinations in India must undergo an RT-PCR test within 72 hours of departure. Passengers are advised to visit the Safe Travel website for more information on RT-PCR testing before departure.
The Straits Times cites experts on Thursday to quarantine all travelers from India for 21 days instead of 14 days to strengthen Singapore’s defenses against the new double variant of SARS-CoV-2 I reported that there is.
Singapore announced new safety measures. This includes a reduction in approval for foreigners from India experiencing a second wave that is believed to be caused by mutants with double mutations rather than permanent residents.
Currently, entry is primarily limited to Singapore citizens and permanent residents. Now, short-term tourist visits from Australia, Brunei, mainland China, New Zealand, Taiwan, and Vietnam are allowed. However, you need to get an air travel path and run a PCR test on arrival. Business travelers from these countries, Indonesia and Japan, can also enter under the Mutual Green Lane (RGL) scheme but are subject to strict restrictions.
Following the news of the new variant, travelers from India will be required to submit an additional seven-day stay-at-home order at home after a 14-day stay-at-home order at a specialized facility. The existing restrictions on travelers from the UK and South Africa have been lifted as local variants appear to be controlled in these countries.
All travelers from India now need to be quarantined in their residence for seven days after spending 14 days in a dedicated facility for those who serve SHN.