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Maharashtra government has made it mandatory for people coming from four states to carry a Covid-negative report. These four states – Delhi, Rajasthan, Gujarat and Goa – have been reporting high caseload of the coronavirus disease.
The government said that a negative RT-PCR report will be compulsory for boarding flights to the financial capital. In case of flights, the test has to be undertaken 72 hours before landing. For trains, the time is 96 hours.
“The passengers travelling in flights from Delhi, Rajasthan, Goa and Gujarat will have to produce negative RT-PCR report on landing at airports in Maharashtra. The test should have been done 72 hours prior to the scheduled journey,” according to the notification issued by the Maharashtra government.
It further said, “The passengers travelling in trains from these four states will have to produce the negative report obtained 96 hours prior to journey on arrival.”
Those coming by roads will have to undergo screening at border checkposts. “The people with symptoms will have to undergo antigen test. If found positive, the traveller will have get admitted to Covid centre by bearing the cost of treatment,” said the notification issued by chief secretary Sanjay Kumar.