For those travelling from Maharashtra to Karnataka for a brief stay, the state government has released new Covid-19 guidelines. People travelling from Maharashtra to Karnataka for two days or less should be asymptomatic, according to the current standards.
According to the new guidelines, no one will be allowed to travel to Karnataka if they have any of the following symptoms: fever, cough, cold, throat pain, fever, difficulty breathing, and so on.
To visit the state, Maharashtra residents must have a Covid-19 immunisation certificate with both doses.
“On arrival, travellers must undergo thermal scanning for fever and present a COVID-19 immunisation certificate for both doses,” according to the announcement.
It goes on to say that visitors from Maharashtra, especially Mumbai, should wear face masks and adhere to the COVID Appropriate Behaviour (CAB) guidelines while in Bengaluru and Karnataka.
Karnataka reported 283 new coronavirus infections yesterday, bringing the overall number of counts to 29,90,235 and the death toll to 38,118. The city of Bengaluru had the most new cases, at 159. There are now 7,989 active cases in the state.
On the other hand, Maharashtra reported 751 fresh coronavirus positive cases and 15 fatalities, taking the tally of infections to 66,18,347 and the toll to 1,40,403. The state has 13,649 active cases at present.
Yesterday, 16 districts and five municipal corporations in the state did not report any new Covid-19 cases. Mumbai districts reported the highest 206 new infections, followed by the Ahmednagar district with 46 cases.
Among the eight regions of Maharashtra, the Mumbai region saw the highest 399 cases during the day, followed by 175 cases reported from the Pune region. Nashik region reported 102 cases, Kolhapur 30, Aurangabad 21, Latur 17, Akola five and Nagpur two cases.