Planning to travel to Karnataka, Sikkim, Rajasthan or Kolkata soon? If yes, then do take note of the new travel updates issued by these destinations.
While the updates from Rajasthan and Kolkata are aimed at enhancing safety and traveller convenience amidst the pandemic situation, the updates from Karnataka and Sikkim are about allowing passengers without a negative RT-PCR report.
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In view of the current pandemic situation, the Government of Karnataka has discontinued the mandatory negative RT-PCR report for those arriving from Maharashtra by any means of transportation (Airways, Railways, Roadways, Personal vehicle). However, the travellers need to carry a double dose vaccination certificate to enter the state.
See the official order here:
And it’s finally happened, the most ridiculous and unilateral travel measure, has been lifted via circular dated Feb 11.
No RTPCR for fully jabbed Maharashtra pax traveling to Karnataka. pic.twitter.com/go4h8EHRhq
— گریش Girish Mallya (@girishmallya) February 12, 2022
As per the latest order released by the Government of Sikkim on 10th February 2022, domestic passengers travelling to Sikkim via Pakyong Airport don’t need to carry/show an RT-PCR report at the entry point.
See the tweet here:
Attention Please!! Passengers traveling to Sikkim via Pakyong Airport that as per order dtd 10th Feb 2022, Govt of Sikkim as attached, passengers need not carry/show RTPCR report at the entry point. pic.twitter.com/kPljVkml6f
— AAI Pakyong Airport, Sikkim (@aaipkyairport) February 12, 2022
As per the fresh advisory issued by the Government of Rajasthan, all the international passengers arriving in the state have to undergo an RT-PCR test and have to opt for a 7-day home/institutional quarantine till they receive a negative report.
Whereas, all the domestic passengers need to carry a double dose vaccination certificate or a negative RT-PCR report within 72 hours before undertaking the journey. If any traveller doesn’t have either of them, then they’ll have to undergo an RT-PCR test and have to opt for a 7-day home/institutional quarantine till they receive a negative report.
See the details here:
COVID-19: In a fresh order, Rajasthan Govt says international passengers will need to undergo mandatory RT-PCR test on arrival pic.twitter.com/vHeFbFtLlb
— ANI (@ANI) February 13, 2022
As per revised guidelines of the Government of West Bengal, only international passengers arriving by flights from the United Kingdom to Kolkata Airport shall undergo 100% COVID test (90% RAT and 10% RT-PCR) on arrival. Rest guidelines remain the same as the latest MoHFW guidelines for international arrivals
See the tweet here:
#TravelAlert: As per revised guidelines of Govt of WB, only International passengers arriving by flights from UK to #KolkataAirport shall undergo 100% Covid test (90%RAT and 10% RT-PCR) on arrival. All other guidelines remains same as per latest @MoHFW_INDIA guidelines.
— Kolkata Airport (@aaikolairport) February 13, 2022
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