Here's all you need to know about COVID-19 quarantine guidelines for airline passengers in every Indian state

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Indian states have announced varied quarantine and self-isolation rules for air passengers travelling from other states to control the spread of coronavirus. And even after three months of domestic airlines services resumption, states are still revising it every now and then.

The Central government meanwhile has extended the suspension on scheduled commercial international flight operations to and from India till August 31; there are a large number of Indians that are being brought back via Vande Bharat Mission or Air bubble travel.

Here are the recently updated quarantine guidelines from the Airport Authority of India.
StateInstitutional QuarantineHome QuarantineCOVID-19 TestPassenger Obligation
Delhi07 days of Institutional Quarantine at Government facility at no charge or paid quarantine at designated hotels for international passengers.07 days for international and domestic passengers.Not required. Thermal screening will be done for all passengers upon arrival.Aarogya Setu app mandatory.
HaryanaNo quarantine.14 days of Home Quarantine. Not required. Thermal screening will be done for all passengers upon arrival.Aarogya Setu app mandatory.
Himachal Pradesh14 days , if coming from Red zones or have symptoms.14 days , if passenger carrying COVID 19 negative test.COVID test is not required.Thermal screening will be done for all passengers upon arrival.All passengers must download Aarogya Setu App Entry/Exit from State borders will be allowed only from 6 A.M. – 8 P.M.
Jammu & KashmirInstitutional Quarantine for all passengers till test results are available.If test results are negative, mandatory Home Quarantine for 14 days from the date of testing.COVID-19 test is mandatory for all passengers, except for the Defense Personnel.Passengers are required to undergo COVID-19 Test at the Airport. All passengers must download the Aarogya Setu App.
Madhya PradeshInstitutional Quarantine till the test result is available.Re-test followed by Home Quarantine as deemed fit by the competent authorities.Thermal screening and health profiling shall be done upon arrival. If passenger is found symptomatic, COVID test to be performed.Passenger is required to undergo COVID-19 Test at the Airport if advised by the Health Authorities.
Punjab07 days (for International passengers Only).07 days for international passengers and 14 days for domestic passengers.COVID-19 test shall be performed on a random basis Thermal screening will be conducted for all passengers.Register on COVA Punjab app.
ChandigarhIf the test result is positive, passengers shall be shifted to an isolation centre.14 days of Home Quarantine for all asymptomatic passengers travelling to Punjab.COVID-19 tests shall be performed on a random basis for all passengers travelling to Punjab Thermal screening will be done for all passengers.All passenger must register on COVA Punjab App before commencing their journey.
Uttar Pradesh07 days (for International passengers only).14 days for Domestic passengers and 07 days of Home Quarantine for Int’l passengers.N/APassenger will need to register on state website before they exit the arrival hall using below web link or phone number Web Link : https://reg.upcovid.in or call 1800-180-5145.
Uttarakhand07 days of Institutional Quarantine for passengers arriving from high load COVID19 infected cities.14 days of home quarantine for passengers arriving NOT from high load COVID19 infested cities.COVID-19 test shall be conducted on a random basis Thermal screening shall be conducted for all passengers.Travelers having negative RT-PCR test reports from ICMR approved lab not earlier than 72 hours from time of arrival will be permitted to enter the state without any restrictions. Travelers are required to upload the report on state website http://smartcitydehradun.uk.gov.in .
Andaman and Nicobar IslandsInstitutional Quarantine till the test results are available.Home Quarantine for 07 days from the day they enter the Island/district or till they are tested negative, whichever is earlier.Random testing.Passenger is required to undergo COVID-19 test at the Airport as directed by the Health Authorities.
Assam2 days 8 daysCOVID-19 tests upon arrival. For Guwahati, antigen test results are available in 60 mins.Mandatory health declaration form prescribed by state.
BiharNo quarantineNo quarantineThermal screening will be conducted upon arrivalsAll passengers must download Aarogya Setu App
ChhattisgarhOnly for symptomatic passengers14 days of Home Quarantine for all asymptomatic passengersCOVID test shall be conducted for symptomatic passengersThermal screening will be conducted upon arrivals
JharkhandN/A14 days of Home Quarantine for all passengersThermal screening will be conducted for all passengersAll passengers intending to exit Jharkhand within 72 hours of the arrival shall be exempted from quarantine
ManipurAll passengers shall be required to go for Institutional Quarantine for 14 days and further testingIf the test result is negative, passenger shall be allowed to go home with 14 days of Home QuarantineCOVID test during Institutional QuarantineAll passengers must install & register QuarMon App https://quarmonmanipur.nic.in
Nagaland14 days14 days post institutional quarantineThermal screening will be conducted for all passengersAll passengers must download Aarogya Setu App
Odisha14 days of Institutional Quarantine for all asymptomatic passengers returning to urban areas of Odisha14 days of Home Quarantine for all passengersThermal screening will be conducted for all passengersAll passengers must download Aarogya Setu App
TripuraOnly for passengers with foreign travel history to be kept in Institutional Quarantine till the test results are available14 daysCOVID test shall be done for all arriving passengers.All passengers must download Aarogya Setu App
Meghalaya48 hours of Institutional Quarantine for all passengers.If test results are negative, passengers will be allowed to go home to complete 14 days of mandatory home quarantine.RT-PCR test for all arriving passengers.Arriving passengers should register on the state portal http://meghalayaonline.gov.in/covid/registerall.htm
Mizoram21 days of Institutional Quarantine for all passengers21 days, provided they clear the Rapid Antibody TestCOVID test for passengers opting for Home Quarantine Aarogya Setu app mandatory and registration on state portal https://mcovid19.mizoram.gov.in/
West BengalFor symptomatic passengers, the Health Authorities will decide14 days of Self-monitoring for all asymptomatic passengers is advised.COVID test for symptomatic passengersAll passengers must fill up and submit the declaration form using Sandhane App developed by H&FW Department West Bengal.
GoaInstitutional Quarantine for symptomatic passengers till test result is availableAll passengers shall be required to go for 14 days of Home QuarantineCOVID test shall be done for all symptomatic passengersDeclaration form to be filed before or on arrival into Goa
GujaratInternational arrivals passengers need to go under 7 days of Institutionalfollowed by 7 days of Home QuarantineThermal screening shall be done for all passengersDomestic travelers who are *asymptomatic* and entering Gujarat will not be quarantined
RajasthanNo quarantine14 days of voluntary Home Quarantine for all passengersCOVID test shall be done for all symptomatic passengersSymptomatic passengers will be isolated and taken to the nearest health facility.
Maharashtra NA14 days of Home Quarantine for all passengersN/AAarogya Setu app mandatory and passengers visiting Mumbai need to share the details of onward journey
Telangana7 Days of institutional quarantine.N/A Thermal screening shall be done for all passengersHealth Authorities shall decide about the Quarantine requirements for all other symptomatic passengers
Andhra PradeshAll international passengers shall be sent to 07 days of Institutional Quarantine at Government facility or at paid designated hotels.Health Authorities shall decide about the Quarantine requirements for all other symptomatic passengersOnly 10% randomly selected passengers swab test collection will be done at the airport.Thermal screening shall be done for all passengers
KarnatakaAll symptomatic passengers shall be shifted to COVID Care Center for further testsAll asymptomatic passengers arriving from other states in Karnataka shall be sent for 14 days of Home Quarantine.COVID swab test for symptomatic passengers COVID swab test for passengers seeking quarantine exemptionAll passengers must obtain a confirmed e-pass from Seva-Sindhu portal https://sevasindhu.karnataka.gov.in/Sevasindhu/English
KeralaN/A14 days of Home Quarantine for all passengersCOVID test for symptomatic passengersAll passengers shall be required to register their details on https://covid19jagratha.kerala.nic.in/ and obtain e-pass upon arrival.
Tamil NaduFor symptomatic passengers will be required to go for Institutional Quarantine till the time COVID test results are available14 days of Home Quarantine for all passengers arriving into Tamil Nadu from any other State.COVID test for passengers arriving into any other airport of Tamil Nadu from any state, at the discretion of Health OfficialsAll passengers travelling to Tamil Nadu need register on state website and apply for TN e-pass on https://tnepass.tnega.org/
Source:Airport Authority of India
Note: It is advised that the details should also be confirmed from the website of the concerned state government
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