UK revises their travel policy; approves Covishield
After the foreign secretary of India made a stinging comeback to take reciprocal actions against the United Kingdom’s discriminatory rules for Indians traveling to the UK who have been administered with both the doses of Indian made vaccine as unvaccinated; The United Kingdom has finally revised their new travel policy for vaccinated Indians on Wednesday, September 22, 2021.
The newly revised travel policy of the United Kingdom for the people from across the world states that a person will be considered fully vaccinated under the circumstance that they must be administered a vaccine under a vaccination program in the countries of the United Kingdom, Europe, USA, or have got their vaccine under the UK vaccine programme overseas.
COVID19 | In its revised travel advisory, the UK government says Covishield qualifies as an approved vaccine pic.twitter.com/B5R52cDu6v
— ANI (@ANI) September 22, 2021
The person will also be considered fully vaccinated if they have got a full course of vaccination of any one of these vaccines Oxford/AstraZeneca, Pfizer BioNTech, Moderna, or Janssen from any approved vaccination drive in Australia, Barbuda, Barbados, Antigua, Bahrain, Brunei, Canada, Dominica, Israel, Japan, Kuwait, Malaysia, New Zealand, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, South Korea or Taiwan.
The official report additionally asserted that there are 4 vaccines which include Covishield, that have been administered to people with both doses will be qualified as vaccinated. The other vaccines apart from Covishield are AstraZeneca, AstraZeneca Vaxzevria, and Moderna Takeda.
People must have been administered with the second dose at least 14 days before arriving in the United Kingdom
These newly approved travel guidelines will be followed from 4 am from 4th October onwards.