Kathmandu: The Immigration Department has postponed a mandatory seven-day hotel quarantine for passengers coming from 67 countries where a new variant of the coronavirus (Omicron) has spread.
The department has issued a notice today stating that the arrangement has been postponed till further notice. The department had issued notice only on Friday stating that they should stay in the hotel quarantine.
“Information regarding the travel ban (seven-day mandatory hotel quarantine) published on December 17 has been postponed until further notice,” the department said in a statement.
The department has stated that other information related to the travel advisory published earlier is active.
The provision was implemented on Friday on the basis of a letter from the Ministry of Health, but the provision has been postponed for the time being due to the need to reconsider the provision immediately from the officials of Covid-19 Crisis Management Coordination Center (CCMC) and the Ministry of Home Affairs.
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