UP makes RTPCR negative reports compulsory for those visiting from these states

UP chief minister Yogi Adityanath took the decision during the meeting of Team-9 officials on Sunday.

On Monday a report was shared by the UP chief stating that, visitors from states like Maharashtra, Kerala and Tamil Nadu and those states with a positive COVID infection rate more than 3 per cent should be mandatory to show a negative RT-PCR report which should not be older then 4 days. Besides this, citizens those who have received both the doses of the COVID-19 vaccine will be allowed to enter UP state showing the certificate of fully vaccinated.

As per the reports by the meeting that held on Sunday said that, CM Yogi Adityanath took the decision during the meeting of Team-9 officials. During Team-9 meeting, Adityanath said that COVID-19 cases are surging in different states of the country. Hence, a negative RT-PCR report should be made compulsory for people coming to Uttar Pradesh from  states where the rate of COVID+ is more than 3 per cent, which should not be more than four days old from the start of the journey.

CM also mentioned that these rules will likely to be implemented or compulsory for people coming by their own private vehicles apart from road, air and rail routes. Intensive contact tracing and testing of people coming to Uttar Pradesh from these states should also be done.

On Sunday, 56 fresh  cases were reported in UP out of which seven more people succumbed, taking the infection rate to 17,07,847 and the death tally to 22,721.

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