SOP for Categorization of Passengers for COVID 19 coming from China, Democratic Republic of Korea,
France, Germany, Spain, Italy, Iran for Airport Screening
Categorization for passengers coming from at Health Counters
Categorize the passengers into A, B, C
Category A (High Risk) – A passenger with fever, cough, shortness of breath, with a history of travel to or residence
in a country/area or territory reporting local transmission of COVID-19 disease during the 14 days prior to symptom
A patient with any acute respiratory illness AND having been in contact with a COVID19 case in the last 14 days prior
to the onset of symptoms;
Action: – Segregated from other passengers and sent for Isolation
Category B (Moderate Risk) – A asymptomatic passenger coming from China, Democratic Republic of Korea, France
Germany, Spain, Italy, Iran and are elderly (above 60 years), Hypertensive, Diabetic, Asthmatic
Action: – To be shifted by State Government to a dedicated quarantine facility and monitored daily by State
Government for the next 14 days. In case, they develop symptoms, they should be isolated.
Category C (Low Risk) – A asymptomatic passenger coming from any COVID 19 affected country including
passengers coming from China, Democratic Republic of Korea, France Germany, Spain, Italy, Iran.
Action: – Kept under Home Quarantine and will be monitored by IDSP network for 14 days, if they develop
Fever/ Cough/ Difficulty in breathing within 14 days after return from any COVID 19 affected countries should
immediately call at National helpline (011-23978046) for further management.