Ashok Gehlot, Chief Minister of Rajasthan in a tweet said that starting from March 25 all people traveling to Rajasthan are now require to show negative Covid-19 (RT-PCR) test reports for entry into the state.
Earlier negative Covid-19 (RT-PCR) report is only mandatory for passengers traveling from 6 states which include Punjab, Haryana, Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat, Maharashtra, and Kerala.
Now, it has been made mandatory for all states. Passengers will also be screened at the airport, bus stand, and railway station.
पूर्व में केरल, महाराष्ट्र, गुजरात, पंजाब, हरियाणा, मध्यप्रदेश के लिए इसकी अनिवार्यता थी। अब सभी राज्यों के लिए इसे अनिवार्य किया गया है।
एयरपोर्ट, बस स्टैण्ड तथा रेलवे स्टेशन पर यात्रियों की जांच भी की जायेगी।— Ashok Gehlot (@ashokgehlot51) March 21, 2021Advertisement
The decision comes in view of the possibility of a second wave of corona infection. Moreover, night curfew has also been imposed from 11 am to 5 am in 8 cities namely Ajmer, Bhilwara, Jaipur, Jodhpur, Kota, Udaipur, Sagwara, and Kushalgarh.
It must be noted that the negative Covid-19 test report should not be older than 72 hours from the time of arriving in the state.
If the RT-PCR test report of travelers is not negative, they would have to remain in quarantine for 15 days, officials said.
In other restrictions imposed by the state government on Sunday, all primary schools to remain closed till further order. In the classes above primary and colleges, educational activities will be conducted with the COVID-19 protocol.