Tuesday, March 17, 2020

Indian expats rush to catch flight home after mandatory quarantine announced for UAE passengers

Dubai: Several Indian expats in the UAE, who had planned to travel back home, are rushing to catch a flight before mandatory quarantine for UAE passengers begin on Wednesday.

India on Monday announced compulsory quarantine for a minimum period of 14 days for all passengers from UAE, Kuwait, Oman and Qatar with effect from 1200 hrs GMT on March 18 at the port of departure as part of its latest preventive measures against the spread of novel coronavirus.

“Incoming travellers including Indian nationals are advised to avoid non-essential travel and are informed that they can be quarantined for a minimum period of 14 days on their arrival in India,” the latest travel advisory related COVID-19 issued by the Bureau of Immigration added.
17/03/20 Sajila Saseendran/Gulf News
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