In wake of the rising cases of Omicron variant of coronavirus, the Govt of Nepal on Saturday made two weeks quarantine mandatory for travelers arriving from 67 different countries, mainly European and African countries.
Nepal’s Ministry of Home Affairs in a statement said;
“Passengers, traveling from the countries mentioned, are requested to stay in hotel quarantine for 7 days at their own expense. After staying seven days in hotel quarantine, in case of a negative test of Covid-19 by RT-PCR method, it is requested to stay in the home quarantine for additional 7 days and send the person with a positive result to the designated isolation center or hospital.”
The European and Asian countries mainly included in the list are Germany, Italy, the United Kingdom, Canada, United States.
List of Countries
|S. No.||Countries||S. No.||Countries||S. No.||Countries|
|4.||Barbados||27.||Isle of Man||50.||Singapore|
|8.||Cayman islands||31.||Lebanon||54.||The United kingdom|
|9.||Croatia||32.||Liechtenstein||55.||Trinidad and Tobago|
|12.||Denmark||35.||Martinique||58.||United States of America|
|17.||France||40.||Northern Mariana Islands||63.||Republic of Korea|
|23.||Guernsey||46.||Saint Pierre and Miquelon|
“Considering the upsurge in spread of the new variant of Covid-19 (Omicron) initially found in African countries and gradually spreading in European and Asian countries, Nepal (Council of Ministers) has decided on 29 November 2021 to arrange provision the travelers traveling to and from Nepal,” read the statement.
“The entry/exit management of other travelers except mentioned above will be regulated as per the prior notice of the Department of Immigration dated September 24, 2021 and December 2, 2021 published as per the Travel Management Order for the Travelers Arriving and Deporting from Nepal 2021,” the statement added.
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