Borders reopens: What if you test positive for Covid-19 during your holiday?


By AGENCY

The SOP for handling positive Covid-19 cases for tourists differ from country to country. — AFP

The timing couldn’t be worse: You’re enjoying your first trip abroad since the pandemic began and suddenly your Covid-19 rapid test comes back positive. In view of the persistent spread of the Omicron variant, getting infected with the coronavirus is still a real possibility at any time, including when travelling.

What happens next when you test positive while on holiday depends on a number of factors – such as which country you are in or the severity of your symptoms. It also makes a difference whether the trip is organised by a tour operator or whether you are travelling independently.

Article type: metered
User Type: anonymous web
User Status:
Campaign ID: 53
Cxense type: NA
User access status: 3
Subscribe now to our Premium Plan for an ad-free and unlimited reading experience!
   

Next In Travel

Top US ski mountaineer Hilaree Nelson missing in Nepal's Manaslu
Should you continue wearing a face mask on flights?
5 'beery' ways to explore Germany
Malaysian women moved by war memorial in Sabah
Finding a solution to the ever-shrinking air plane seat
A side of Bali that's perfect for Malaysians looking for some peace and quiet
Ageing Hollywood sign is getting a facelift
Visa-free travel for foreign tourists visiting Japan from Oct 11
How safe is air travel? Over 21 million flights took off last year, with one fatal accident
'Slum tourism' continues to find a market among visitors

Others Also Read