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14-day institutional quarantine mandatory for travellers from European countries: CAAB

The Civil Aviation Authority of Bangladesh (CAAB) on Tuesday made 14-day institutional quarantine mandatory for the travellers from the European countries including the United Kingdom.

The CAAB issued a circular in this regard which will be effective from Wednesday.

As per the circular, on arrival in Bangladesh, all passengers returning from any European country including the UK will have to complete 14-day institutional quarantine at government facilities or government approved hotels at passengers’ own expenses.

Upon completion of the quarantine period, Covid-19 PCR test will be carried out and the passenger will be released if the test result is negative.

Besides, passengers travelling from other countries except Europe and UK have to strictly complete a 14-day home quarantine if no covid-19 symptoms are found on arrival health check in Bangladesh.

But if any Covid-19 symptoms are detected he/she have to complete 14-day institutional quarantine at government facilities or government approved hotels at his/her own expenses.

Irrespective of the Covid-19 vaccination, all passengers coming to Bangladesh shall mandatorily possess and show PCR based Covid-19 negative certificate during departure from origin or arrival at the airport.

The PCR test shall be done within 72 hours of the flight departure time.

Source: United News of Bangladesh