September 6, 2021 03:26 PM
Students and employees entering Karnataka from neighboring Kerala will have to bring a negative Covid-19 test (RT-PCR) report not older than 72 hours and irrespective of their vaccination status, the Karnataka government announced on Wednesday.
The Karnataka government on Sunday issued its standard operating procedures (SOP) for the upcoming 5-day Ganesh Chaturthi celebrations in the state.
The persons entering the state from Kerala will also have to remain in institutional quarantine for a week and and will be tested for Covid-19 on the seventh day, the Karnataka govt said.
Arrivals from Kerala other than students and employees, should produce the RT-PCR negative report and should be in home quarantine for seven days, an official release stated.
“They shall further do self-assessment and in case of onset of symptoms shall get RT-PCR Test done, seek medical consultation and follow the state protocol,” the statement added.