Negative RT-PCR report must for those arriving in Gujarat from other states from Apr 1
The Gujarat government announced on Saturday that it would be mandatory for people coming from other states to undergo an RT-PCR test from April 1 and give a certificate that the Covid-19 is negative. Previously, the state government had established this rule only for travelers coming from neighboring Maharashtra, which is the hardest hit by the coronavirus.
The state health department said in the notification: ‘In many states, the coronavirus infection rate is increasing. It has also been observed that there is a high probability that travelers will be infected. “The department said that, therefore, those entering Gujarat should be screened by RT-PCR 72 hours before coming here and submit the negative report of the corona. It will be mandatory.
In Gujarat, the number of corona infected has risen to 2,96,320, while so far 4,479 people have died from this deadly disease. There are 10,134 active cases in the state, while 2,81,707 people have been cured after treatment.
News Source: India.Com