Kolkata: After Delhi authorities made it necessary for folks arriving from varied states to hold a destructive Covid-19 check stories, Trinamool Congress-led West Bengal adopted the go well with and mentioned that these arriving from states of Maharashtra, Kerala, Telangana and Karnataka should have a Covid-19 destructive RT-PCR check report. As per stories, the West Bengal authorities mentioned that the order will come into impact from 12 midday on Saturday.
“Passengers will need to carry a negative COVID-19 negative RT-PCR report conducted within 72 hours of flight departure, with effect from 12 noon February 27 onwards,” the official order learn.
“In view of the increasing trend of COVID cases in the states of Maharashtra, Kerala, Karnataka and Telangana and in continuation of earlier order issued last August, this is to inform you that the state government has decided that from February 27, all passengers coming to the state from the four states shall mandatorily carry a COVID negative RT-PCR report,” it mentioned.
Necessary directions to all of the airways could be issued on this connection, it added. However, these travelling by by trains or buses have been exempted from this.
The determination by Delhi and West Bengal authorities got here within the backdrop of considerably rising instances of Coronavirus within the aforementioned states.
Earlier within the day, Delhi authorities introduced that it’s going to now be necessary for “all passengers” from Maharashtra, Kerala, Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh and Punjab by flights, trains or buses must present a destructive RT-PCR check from Saturday to March 15.
The transfer has come as a result of previously week, 86 per cent of the brand new virus instances have emerged from these states. Meanwhile, Maharashtra and Kerala alone account for 75 per cent of the nation’s present energetic instances after a sudden rise in new infections within the latest previous.