West Bengal makes unfavorable COVID-19 report should for arrivals from Maharashtra, 3 different states
Passengers arriving from Maharashtra, Kerala, Karnataka and Telangana ought to bear RT-PCR checks inside 72 hours of the flight’s departure
Kolkata: Amid a spike in coronavirus infections in Maharashtra, Kerala, Karnataka and Telangana, the West Bengal authorities on Wednesday made it obligatory for passengers travelling in flights from these states to supply unfavorable COVID-19 experiences.
In line with a notification issued by the well being division, passengers ought to bear RT-PCR checks inside 72 hours of the flight departure.
“In view of the rising development of COVID circumstances within the states of Maharashtra, Kerala, Karnataka and Telangana and in continuation of earlier order issued final August, that is to tell you that the state authorities has determined that from 27 February midday, all passengers arriving from the 4 states should carry a COVID unfavorable RT-PCR report,” it mentioned.
Vital directions to all of the airways can be issued on this connection, it added.
The COVID-19 tally of West Bengal mounted to five,74,301 after 202 contemporary circumstances have been recorded on Wednesday, a well being division bulletin mentioned.
The toll elevated to 10,256 after three extra COVID-19 sufferers died. The three deaths from Kolkata, North 24 Parganas,
Uttar Dinajpur districts have been as a result of comorbidities the place COVID-19 was incidental, it added.
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