India : Covid 19 Update –6th December 2021

In view of the "Omicron" variant emerging in the southern African countries, the Government of India is has implemented entry restrictions as below:

  • Beginning December 1, all international passengers must submit a self-declaration form to an online government portal that includes a 14-day travel history and a negative PCR test taken within 72 hours prior to their departure, according to guidelines issued by India's Health Ministry.
  • Travelers from countries deemed "at risk" will also now face further testing and surveillance, including a PCR test on arrival. They will also have to quarantine at home for seven days.
  • As of November 26, "at-risk" countries include South Africa, Botswana, Zimbabwe, as well as "countries in Europe including the United Kingdom," Brazil, Bangladesh, China, Mauritius, New Zealand, Singapore, Hong Kong and Israel.


On 16th Jan 2021 , India embarked on the world’s greatest Covid 19 vaccination drive to stop the pandemic and on 21st October 2021, has reached the milestone of administering 1 billion doses.

From the high of 414,188 new cases on 6th May, the daily case has decreased to 8,306 on 6th December 2021.

- On 22nd March 46,951 new cases has been detected.

- On 30th March 56,211 new cases has been detected.

- 0n 4th April India crossed the 100,000 ( 103,558) daily cases for the first time.

- On 11th April India reported 168,912 new cases

- On 19th April India reported 273,810 new cases

- On 26th April India Reported 352.991 new cases

- On 3rd  May India Reported 357,316 new cases

- On 6th May India Reported 414,188 new cases

-  On10th May India Reported 329,942 new cases

- On 17th May India reported 281,286 new cases

- On 25th May India reported 196,427 new cases

- On 31st May India reported 165,553 new cases

- On 7th June India reported 100,636 new cases

- On 14th June India reported 70,421 new cases

- On 21st June India reported 53,256 new cases

- On 28th June India reported 46,148 new cases

- On 5th July India reported 39,796 new cases

- On 12th July India reported 37,154 new cases

- On 19th July India reported 38,164 new cases

- On 26th July India reported 39,361 new cases

- On 2nd August India reported 40,134 new cases

- On 9th August India reported 35,499 new cases

- On 16th August India reported 32,937 new cases

- On 23rd August India reported 25,072 new cases

- On 30th August India reported 42,909 new cases

- On 6th September India reported 38,948 new cases

- On 13th September India reported 27,254 new cases

- On 20th September India reported 30,256 new cases

- On 27th September India reported 26,041 new cases

- On 11th October India reported 18,132 new cases

- On 19th October India reported 13,058 new cases

- On 25th October India reported 14,306 new cases

- On1st November India reported 12,514 new cases

- On 8th November India reported 11,451 new cases

- On 15th November India reported 10,229 new cases

- On 22nd November India reported 8,488 new cases

- On 29th November India reported 8,309 new cases

- On 6th December India reported 8,306 new cases

You can find the latest numbers here :‚Äč

  • Population : 1.3 Billion
  • Total Cases : 34.64 million
  • Total Recovered :34,06 million
  • Total Deaths : 0.473 million
  • % Death : 1.4 %
  • % Recovery rate : 98.3 %

Domestic Travel

Domestic travel is open.

International travel

India was planning to allow commercial international flights from 15th December 2021. However, in view of the new Covid strain emerging in South African countries, India is reviewing the decisons.