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Strict checking at KA-MH border – No entry without a COVID negative certificate

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Passengers entering Karnataka are being checked at various entry points against the backdrop of rising corona infection in Maharashtra. Checks have commenced on Kognoli, Kagwad-Miraj, Athani-Jat, Sadalga-Ichalkaranji routes from Monday.

The checking has been very strict and no one without a certificate has been allowed.

KA registered vehicles who had gone to Maharashtra for Medical reasons will have to show their certificate from the doctor that he was here for treatment and he/she has no symptoms for COVID19.

The RTPCR test has been made mandatory for passengers entering Karnataka from Maharashtra. Passengers from Maharashtra are being admitted to Karnataka only if they have a Negative test report.

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The Deputy Commissioner Belagavi has spoken to DC Kolhapur and informed him about the new guidelines to which the latter has said he would take press conference and make it known to the public at large about the necessity of the Covid negative certificate for entry into Karnataka.

Vehicles coming from other places are not been checked or who are using Karnataka as a transit route.

Good vehicles are however being allowed to enter but thermal checking of the driver is being done.

The Karnataka government on Saturday released a set of guidelines with regard to people arriving in the state from Maharashtra.


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