Bengaluru, March 23
The Karnataka authorities on Monday determined to make a negative COVID-19 report not older than 72 hours mandatory for travellers from Punjab and Chandigarh.
The authorities had already made the availability for these from Kerala and Maharashtra.
“In order to comprise the second wave of COVID-19, the prevailing tips issued to incoming travellers from Kerala and Maharashtra to hold negative RT-PCR negative studies not older than 72 hours on the time of getting into Karnataka have been prolonged to Punjab and Chandigarh,” Health Minister Dr Ok Sudhakar tweeted.
A authorities round stated that not too long ago a surge within the variety of COVID-19 circumstances has been witnessed in Punjab and Chandigarh.
The Technical Advisory Committee beneficial extending the identical provision that existed for the travellers from Kerala and Maharashtra to these coming from Chandigarh and Punjab.
The round stated the airways ought to challenge boarding passes solely to these passengers who’ve the negative report.
The railway officers and bus operators ought to guarantee these getting into Karnataka from these states have such a report.
The deputy commissioners of the districts bordering Maharashtra and Kerala have been tasked with making preparations to make sure that all of the automobiles are checked for compliance of the order.
Constitutional functionaries and healthcare professionals and youngsters beneath two years outdated have been exempted from this provision. — PTI