West Bengal makes unfavourable COVID-19 report should for arrivals from Maharashtra, 3 different states
Passengers arriving from Maharashtra, Kerala, Karnataka and Telangana ought to endure RT-PCR exams 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 unfavourable COVID-19 reviews.
In keeping with a notification issued by the well being division, passengers ought to endure RT-PCR exams inside 72 hours of the flight departure.
“In view of the rising development of COVID instances 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 unfavourable RT-PCR report,” it stated.
Essential 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 instances had been recorded on Wednesday, a well being division bulletin stated.
The toll elevated to 10,256 after three extra COVID-19 sufferers died. The three deaths from Kolkata, North 24 Parganas,
Uttar Dinajpur districts had been because of comorbidities the place COVID-19 was incidental, it added.
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