Dehradun: The Uttarakhand authorities on Tuesday (February 23) issued an order to make the COVID-19 take a look at obligatory for individuals coming from Maharashtra, Gujarat, Kerala, Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh within the wake of a surge in coronavirus circumstances in these states.
The choice has taken in face of a sudden rise within the variety of Covid-19 circumstances in a number of states.
“As a result of rise in COVID19 circumstances in Maharashtra, Gujarat, Kerala, Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh, travellers from these states need to endure testing on arrival in Uttarakhand at state borders, railway stations, and Dehradun airport,” Dehradun District Justice of the Peace instructed ANI.
Notably, India as we speak registered 10,584 new COVID-19 circumstances and 78 deaths within the final 24 hours. With the brand new circumstances, the coronavirus tally within the nation has reached 1,10,16,434 together with 1,47,306 energetic circumstances and 1,07,12,665 discharges, whereas the demise toll has mounted to 1,56,463 with the lack of 78 lives, based on the Union Ministry of Well being and Household Welfare (MoHFW) information.
It might be famous right here that the 5 state governments have imposed contemporary restrictions and ordered obligatory testing on the borders and the airports in view of rising COVID-19 circumstances. The states of Maharashtra and Rajasthan lately witnessed a big soar in COVID-19 circumstances. The 2-state governments have, subsequently, imposed strict lockdown, curfews in varied cities.
Three different states – Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, and Gujarat – have directed authorities to display screen guests coming from ‘high-risk’ Maharashtra which has registered a big soar in circumstances within the final 15 days.