As per a notification released by the govt. of Delhi today, Starting from 26th February all passengers coming from Maharashtra, Kerala, Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh, and Punjab will require a negative Covid-19 test report to enter Delhi.
As per the statement, the order will be in force from February 26 to March 15.
“Travellers from Maharashtra, Kerala, Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh, and Punjab will need a negative coronavirus test report to enter #Delhi from 26th February till 15th March” ANI Twitted
Travellers from Maharashtra, Kerala, Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh and Punjab will need a negative coronavirus test report to enter #Delhi from 26th February till 15th March— ANI (@ANI) February 24, 2021Advertisement
Passengers traveling from flights, trains, or buses will have to show a negative RT-PCR test from Saturday to March 15. Those entering Delhi by road have been exempted.
Official orders will be issued later today.
Sources say the Delhi government took the decision because, in the past week, 86 percent of the new virus cases have emerged from these states.
It must be noted that the Karnataka govt on Sunday has imposed similar restrictions from all passengers traveling into the state from Maharashtra and passengers will need to show a negative Covid-19 test report on Arrival.
Meanwhile, India reported 13,742 new Covid cases, 14,037 discharges, and 104 deaths in the last 24 hours. Going by the latest figures, the total death toll in India has now reached 1,56,567, while the vaccination count so far stands at 1,21,65,598.
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