Travelling To Maharashtra? COVID Negative Test Report Mandatory From Delhi, Goa & 4 Other States

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by Sanjana Shenoy

With the surge in cases, the Maharashtra government has made the RT-PCR test mandatory for all passengers coming in from Delhi NCR, Kerala, Goa, Gujarat, Rajasthan, and Uttarakhand. Those entering the state without the RT-PCR negative test certificate will have to compulsorily undergo a home quarantine. Passengers travelling by rail and not carrying the RT PCR negative report will have to undergo a rapid antigen test.

Passengers Flying From Maharashtra To Delhi Must Show Negative RT-PCR Test Report Or Undergo 14-Day Home Quarantine

Passengers flying from anywhere in Maharashtra to Delhi must be mindful of the new travel guidelines in the national capital. Now, you’d compulsorily need a negative Covid Test report not older than 72 hours before departure. On reaching Delhi Airport from Maharashtra, if flyers don’t have a Covid test report, then they must undergo a strict 14-day home quarantine. SpiceJet informed flyers about this new travel guideline on Twitter, stating “Important update for passengers travelling from Maharashtra to Delhi.”

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IndiGo tweeted on the official Twitter handle,

“Attention travellers from Maharashtra to Delhi

-A negative RT-PCR report (not older than 72 hours before departure) is now mandatory.

– 14-day quarantine for passengers arriving without a negative report.”

Passengers Testing Covid Positive At Delhi Airport To Undergo 10-Day Quarantine

Meanwhile, Delhi Airport conducts random testing of passengers arriving from states, facing a rise in Covid-19 cases. People found to be Covid-19 positive will have to mandatorily undergo 10-day quarantine at home, CCC or CHC or Hospital. Delhi airport had released a statement earlier stating “As per the latest government mandate, District Disaster Management Authorities will conduct random COVID-19 testing of passengers coming from the states where the cases are increasing.” India meanwhile continues to record a significant rise in coronavirus infections amid the second wave. The Union Health Ministry recorded a total tally of active cases to the 13-lakh mark.