As the Covid-19 cases in the country continue to increase the Assam Govt. has made a negative Covid-19 (RT-PCR) report mandatory for all air travelers from Mumbai and Bengaluru.
This new rule will come into effect from 9 April. “All air travelers from Mumbai and Bengaluru arriving at any airport in Assam need to carry a negative RT-PCR report of test conducted within 72 hours of arrival, with effect from 9th April,” news agency ANI said in a tweet.
All air travellers from Mumbai and Bengaluru arriving at any airport in Assam need to carry a negative RT-PCR report of test conducted within 72 hours of arrival, with effect from 9th April: Assam Government— ANI (@ANI) April 4, 2021
The state government has fixed the maximum price for the RT-PCR Covid-19 test at laboratories at ₹500 and ₹700 for RT-PCR samples collected from home. Rapid antigen test to be done at ₹250.
Apart from Assam other Indian states like Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Bihar, Chhattisgarh, Chhattisgarh, Gujarat, Jammu & Kashmir, Karnataka, Maharashtra, Manipur, Odisha, Rajasthan, Sikkim, Tamil Nadu, Tripura, Uttarakhand, and West Bengal have also imposed similar restrictions and required negative RT-PCR test report from Inter-states travelers.
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