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NEW DELHI: The quarantine period for shooters from England, who will be participating in the ISSF World Cup in Delhi, is seven days, not two weeks.
A source close to the National Rifle Association of India (NRAI) said the federation had received a positive response from the relevant authorities after requesting a seven-day harsh quarantine for the British shooters.
The government also recently issued new guidelines for international arrivals in an effort to contain the spread of the coronavirus, with a particular focus on those arriving from Britain, Brazil and South Africa where new and more contagious strains have been detected.
The latest government notification states that all international travelers from the UK and Brazil will be subject to a strict seven-day quarantine after testing negative for COVID-19 upon arrival.
On arrival in India for a complete tour, files British cricket The team is also under quarantine for seven days and hoping to get the same rights, a British shooting contingent has approached NRAI with a request to reduce the number of days they are in isolation.
“Yes, British shooters do not need to self-quarantine for 14 days,” the source said on Saturday.
The combined world cup for rifle, pistol and rifle shooters is scheduled to be held at the Dr Karni Singh Shooting Range in the country’s capital from March 18-29.
More than 40 countries have so far confirmed entries for the International Shooting Sports Federation tournament.
Prominent among the competing nations are Korea, Singapore, the US, UK, Iran, Ukraine, France, Hungary, Italy, Thailand and Turkey.
The tournament will feature as many as 30 finals being held on the stage of the ISSF World Cup for the first time in a new team format approved by the global body last year.

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