Covid-19: Karnataka points new RT-PCR take a look at norms for folks coming from Maharashtra | Bengaluru


The Karnataka authorities has launched contemporary pointers waiving the requirement of carrying RT-PCR take a look at for people who find themselves returning to the state from neighbouring Maharashtra. The brand new guidelines, nonetheless, can be relevant for a brief keep – of simply two days.

“These getting back from Maharashtra to their house city in Karnataka inside two days of their keep in Maharashtra shall adjust to the next for the waiver of the RT-PCR take a look at/report,” in keeping with an official round issued on Tuesday.

The brand new pointers state:

> The above passengers ought to have a two-dose vaccination certificates in opposition to Covid-19 and 14 days ought to have lapsed after the administration of the second dose.

> The passengers ought to be strictly free from any Covid-19 signs corresponding to fever, chilly, cough, problem in respiratory, throat ache and many others.

> They need to self-monitor their well being for seven days on return, duly complying with all Covid-related protocols and get themselves examined instantly in the event that they develop any signs.

> The passengers must also present a legitimate journey ticket of each from side to side journey to make sure two days of keep in Maharashtra.

The above round mentioned that involved district administration ought to be sure that all these pointers are strictly complied, within the bigger curiosity of public well being.

Beforehand, the Karnataka authorities on November 8 issued pointers for folks arriving from Maharashtra for a really brief interval. Such passengers from Maharashtra needed to endure thermal screening upon arrival to Karnataka and needed to current a full vaccination certificates. Nevertheless, they have been exempted from exhibiting the RT-PCR take a look at report.

Until now, Karnataka has reported almost three million circumstances, 38,182 deaths, 2,949,083 recoveries and 6,707 lively circumstances as a result of coronavirus illness. On Tuesday, the state reported a slight excessive of 224 new infections whereas 5 sufferers died and 379 obtained discharged.


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