Since December, passengers arriving at any airport in Maharashtra from Gujarat, Delhi, Goa and Rajasthan have been required to provide a negative RT-PCR test on arrival. Now, Kerala has been added to the list due to the rising number of COVID-19 cases. Here’s the complete set of rules:
- All domestic passengers arriving in Maharashtra from airports in Kerala, NCR of Delhi, states of Rajasthan, Gujarat, Goa and Kerala shall carry an RT-PCR negative test report with them before boarding and show it to the teams at arrival.
- The RT-PCR sample collection should have been done within 72 hours of the scheduled time of landing at airports in Maharashtra.
- Passengers not having the RT-PCR test reports shall compulsorily undergo RT-PCR test at the concerned airports at their own cost. The airport shall arrange the testing centres and charge the passengers directly for testing.
- The contact information and address shall be collected from all passengers who undergo tests at the airport, in case the test report comes positive.
- Passengers whose report comes positive will be contacted and treated as per the existing protocol.