Thursday, Sep 29, 2022



Could I still be infectious after Covid isolation? And should I bother wearing a mask once I'm all better?

May 31, 2022 2:26 pm

It has been suggested it might be safer to isolate for eight days and wear a mask to protect others for a total of ten days

Hong Kong reopens beaches, Beijing relaxes quarantine rules

May 05, 2022 4:01 pm

With only a handful of daily international flights into Beijing, the rule change is expected to have little practical effect

No quarantine, testing at airport for international travellers starting Feb 14

February 11, 2022 4:10 am

Instead of mandatory quarantine, international travellers now have to monitor their health for a period of 14 days post arrival; Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya said in a tweet that the demarcation of countries ‘at-risk’ and other countries has been removed

Covid-19 revised guidelines for quarantine: Your complete guide to caring for someone at home

January 05, 2022 5:50 pm

World Health Organization has issued guidelines for homecare for Covid-19 patients

CDC cuts recommended isolation period for Americans to 5 days; can India follow suit?

December 29, 2021 9:42 am

Dr Abhishek Subhash, consultant internal medicine at Bhatia Hospital said that he “wouldn't recommend reducing the quarantine period in India".

Thailand cuts quarantine to 7 days ahead of November reopening

September 28, 2021 1:58 pm

The latest decisions by the virus panel, chaired by Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-Ocha, are part of its “living with Covid” strategy to restart the economy, while maintaining infections at a level that doesn’t overwhelm Thailand’s health-care system

Confusion persists day after Karnataka makes institutional quarantine mandatory for Kerala travellers

September 02, 2021 6:50 am

The government clarified that the order would be applicable to all. Sudhakar announced that all people entering Karnataka from neighbouring Kerala will have to remain in institutional quarantine for a week even if they are vaccinated and carry a negative RT-PCR test report.

Karnataka to impose week-long institutional quarantine on those entering from Kerala

August 31, 2021 7:21 am

The Karnataka government has also decided to resume offline classes with 50 per cent attendance for students in grades 6 to 8 on alternate days from September 6.

Odisha invokes Lord Jagannath's quarantine example to popularise COVID-19 restrictions

July 04, 2021 8:18 pm

"The state government emphasises that if one tests positive for COVID-19, the person must remain in quarantine for at least 14 days. Even the master of the universe quarantines himself when he falls sick," Bagchi said.

In quarantine, Virat Kohli answers questions on diet, dealing with anxiety, daughter Vamika, and more

May 30, 2021 11:58 am

The cricketer revealed he eats "lots of Indian food, and sometimes Chinese, too"