RTPCR Negative report for interstate passengers compulsory: Deputy Commissioner MG Hiremath
Deputy Commissioner MG Hiremath has issued a statement for travelers arriving from neighboring states amid the widespread spread of Covid infection. The government has issued a mandatory COVID negative report. DC Hiremath has instructed that this order should be strictly followed in inter-state border check posts.
The notice was issued on Sunday (Jan. 9) to various inter-state border check posts in the district, including Kognoli.
For those who enter the state through the district it is mandatory to have an RTPCR negative report of less than 72 hours. Travelers who do not have this type of report should not be allowed entry.
For emergency work and other reasons, the DC directed that people who have moved to the neighboring state, if they do not have an RTPCR report, should be permitted to enter the district only after performing the Rapid Antigen Test (RAT) at the border check posts.
Revenue, Health and Police departments deployed in border check posts must be careful.
Passenger inspection should be carried out according to the government guidelines. Deputy Commissioner Hiremath said that proper records should be maintained in this regard.
MG Hiremath, Deputy Commissioner of Karnataka, who visited the Kognoli Check Post, Kagawad Check Post, Nippani, Mangosuli and Athani Taluk Check Post, on the border of Karnataka – Maharashtra.
He said the inspection should be done strictly by convincing travelers of the government guidelines.
Tahsildars of the respective taluks including Nippani, Kagawad, Athani, Health Department and Police Department officials were present.