On Thursday, the United Kingdom announced that Indians fully vaccinated with Covishield vaccine or any other UK-approved vaccine would not need to be quarantined when traveling to the country from 11 October.
On Twitter, UK High Commissioner for India Alex Ellis said: “As of 11 October, there will be no quarantine for Indian travelers entering the UK fully vaccinated with Covishield or another UK-approved vaccine.”
No quarantine for Indians traveling to the UK fully vaccinated with Covishield vaccine or other UK-approved vaccine since 11 October.
Thank you to the Government of India for your close cooperation last month. pic.twitter.com/cbI8Gqp0Qt
– Alex Ellis (@AlexWEllis) October 7, 2021
Weeks after the UK imposed quarantine restrictions on Indian travelers, India reciprocated last Friday by stating that British citizens arriving here from this country will have to undergo a mandatory 10-day quarantine. from October 4 (Sunday midnight).
In response to India’s decision, the UK stated that will continue to work with India to expand recognition of Covid-19 vaccine certification… “The UK continues to work to gradually extend this policy to countries and territories around the world. We continue to work with the Government of India on technical cooperation to extend the UK’s acceptance of vaccine certification to people vaccinated by the relevant public health authority in India, ”a UK High Commission official said in a statement.