Covoid-19: Nepal to waive off 7-day quarantine for tourists

Friday, 02 Oct, 4.05 pm

The Nepal government has announced its decision to waive off the seven-day quarantine period for tourists from October 17 when commercial international flights will resume.

The Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation is working to carry out instant antigen test for Covid-19 for foreign tourists upon their arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport, The Himalayan Times reported.

"Visiting tourists who carry a negative polymerase chain reaction (PCR) test report can be allowed to walk free after carrying out the antigen test," the newspaper quoted an official as saying.