Travelers From 5 States To Show Negative Covid-19 Report To Enter Maharashtra

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The Maharashtra government has passed an order stating all travelers from Kerala, Goa, Gujarat, Rajasthan, Delhi, will need a negative coronavirus test report to enter the State.

The government has asked for a negative RT-PCR test done within 72 hours before departure, the Times of India reported.

The order is going to be applied to all the passengers traveling by plane or train. Railway passengers are required to induce tested within 96 hours before travel.

In case, people aren’t carrying a report with them, they’re going to be tested at the railroad station.

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The Maharashtra government further maintained that those passengers who end up to be coronavirus positive will be admitted to a Covid Care Centre. The expenses of this treatment shall be borne by the passenger.

According to an official cited within the TOI report, the restriction on travelers from Kerala has been imposed as a precautionary measure.

This comes as Mumbai installed its own mobile RT-PCR lab for coronavirus testing that provides results within 24 hours. the cost of such a test is going to be INR 499. Indian Council of Medical Research and Spice Health has developed this mobile service.

Maharashtra has reported 4,092 new coronavirus cases on Sunday, with 40 Covid-related deaths. This has taken the State’s infection tally to 20,64,278 while the death count stands at 51,529, the health department stated as cited in the NDTV report.

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