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As domestic flights resume operations after two months, every state has come up with a separate set of quarantine rules that you must know of before booking your flight tickets. By Kumar Shree

If you are planning to take a flight, make sure to check the state-wise isolation and quarantine guidelines as every state has a different take on handling incoming passengers.


Assam will screen and quarantine all incoming passengers.

Andhra Pradesh

All passengers will be put under home quarantine and will be relieved only upon testing negative for COVID-19.


All passengers to be put on ‘paid quarantine’ for 14 days.


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Bengal insists on 14 days of home quarantine for every passenger.


Fourteen days institutional quarantine at either a government-run facility or a hotel.


Asymptomatic passengers not to be quarantined.


To test all incoming passengers.

Himachal Pradesh

Only residents of the state allowed to fly in. Symptomatic passengers to undergo 14-day home quarantine.


Passengers from Maharashtra, Rajasthan, Delhi, Gujarat, Tamil Nadu, and Madhya Pradesh to undergo seven-day institutional isolation. They will be sent for another seven-day home quarantine if tested negative in pool testing. Passengers from every other state to take 14 days of home quarantine.


All passengers to observe 14 days of home quarantine.


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The state is yet to issue guidelines for incoming passengers, but it is imperative to be cautious as Mumbai has the highest number of positive cases in the country.


Will test symptomatic people; insists on home quarantine for 14 days.


All passengers must have government permission, take a COVID-19 test, and home quarantine for 14 days.


Asymptomatic passengers to undergo 14 days of home quarantine. Those who test positive will be sent to isolation centres.


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Tamil Nadu

Asymptomatic and mildly symptomatic travellers to undergo a 14-day quarantine, and severely ill to be hospitalised. No one leaves the airport without a quarantine seal stamp on their body.


Tripura will conduct pool testing and ask for 14 days of home quarantine.

Uttar Pradesh

Those looking to stay in the state must undertake 14 days home quarantine. A test will take place on day six. The individual can end isolation on testing negative. Those looking to leave the state within a week must furnish details of the trip and return ticket before leaving the airport. It is necessary for all passengers to register on https://reg.upcovidin.

Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir

To test all incoming passengers. Every passenger must undergo administrative quarantine for 15 days.

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