The state of Uttarakhand has released new travel guidelines considering the ongoing situation of Covid-19 pandemic. While the Government lifted most of the travel restrictions in several phases post Covid-19 lockdown, the second wave of Covid in Uttarakhand has made the Government rethink on travel guidelines
The Uttarakhand government on late Tuesday evening announced that RT-PCR negative report would be mandatory from April 1 for people visiting Uttarakhand , which have been witnessing a rise in the number of Covid-19 positive cases in the past few weeks.
“Keeping in view the fresh surge in Covid-19 cases in various states, following restrictions are imposed for inbound people to enter Uttarakhand state to prevent the spread of Covid-19 cases. Persons travelling by road, air and train to Uttarakhand are advised to carry negative RT-PCR test report, which is to be done 72 hours prior to the time of arrival in the state,”
Uttarakhand Interstate Travel Guidelines
- All passengers traveling to Uttarakhand are required to carry a negative RT-PCR report, not older than 72 hours.
- If any passengers is found Covid positive upon arrival, they will need to follow all quarantine rules imposed by the state Government.
- All passengers must download the Aarogya Setu app.
- Passengers traveling to Uttarakhand need to register on the state website.
Uttarakhand Intrastate Travel Guidelines
No restrictions on intrastate travel.
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Please note that according to the guidelines issued by States/UTs, all passengers will have to undergo mandatory thermal screening at the point of departure and only asymptomatic passengers will be allowed to board the flight/train/bus. Thermal screening at the exit point shall also be arranged.