COVID -19 GUIDELINES ISSUED BY ANDAMAN AND NICOBAR ADMINISTRATION DEPARTMENT FOR ALL ARRIVING GUESTS TO ANDAMAN ISLANDS
- All asymptomatic fully-vaccinated persons coming to these islands from the mainland are exempted from the requirement of carrying an RT-PCR negative test report, irrespective of the type of vaccine received, and country of origin. Such fully-vaccinated individuals shall produce the final vaccination certificate at the origin airport/sea port on the mainland and at Port Blair Airport/sea port.
- All asymptomatic children below 5 years of age are exempted from carrying an RT-PCR negative test report and further RT-PCR testing at Port Blair Airport.
- All other passengers viz. unvaccinated and partially-vaccinated passengers (those who have taken only 1st dose of the COVID vaccine) will have to produce an RT-PCR negative test report to travel to Port Blair from the mainland, as is the practice now. Such RT-PCR test should have been taken within 48 hours prior to commencement of the journey from the origin airport connecting Port Blair. Such passengers will also have to undergo an additional RT-PCR test on arrival at Port Blair. Such passengers shall remain in self-quarantine till the arrival of the test report.
- If a passenger on arrival is tested positive then, the prescribed quarantine protocol is to be followed.