The Chhattisgarh authorities on Tuesday made it obligatory for passengers arriving within the state by air to supply a detrimental RT-PCR report of COVID-19 take a look at performed inside 96 hours of boarding the flight, officers stated.
A round containing contemporary pointers for air passengers arriving within the state was issued by the Basic Administration Division to all Divisional Commissioners, Inspector Basic of Police (IGPs), Collectors and Superintendents of Police (SPs) as part of preventive measures to take care of a potential third wave of COVID-19, they stated. The order will come into impact from August 8, the officers added.
In line with the brand new directive, will probably be obligatory for passengers arriving in Chhattisgarh from different states to hold a COVID-19 detrimental report of take a look at performed inside 96 hours of the flight. Solely reviews of labs recognised by the Indian Council of Medical Analysis (ICMR) will likely be thought-about, it stated.
In case no ICMR or Specimen Referral Type (SRF) IDs are talked about within the report, then the passenger must bear RT-PCR take a look at (thought-about gold normal technique to detect coronavirus) on the airport, the order stated.
Full coronavirus vaccinated air passengers may even must comply with the identical process and produce a detrimental RT-PCR report back to enter the state, it stated.
Whereas giving swab pattern for take a look at on the airport, the individual must give his/her picture, a duplicate of presidency authorized id card and cell quantity, the round stated.
Those that don’t have cell phones can share the numbers of their kin, it added. Comparable pointers have been issued previously after the COVID-19 outbreak in March final 12 months.
The state has airports in capital Raipur, Bilaspur and Jagdalpur.