Mumbai: Given the rising outbreak of Coronavirus, the Maharashtra government has issued a new order regarding passengers coming from trains. The state government has made a negative report of the Coronavirus RT-PCR test mandatory for people coming to Maharashtra from 6 states affected by Covid-19.
Those coming from these 6 states will have to show the report
According to Zee News affiliate website DNA, train passengers from Kerala, Goa, Rajasthan, Delhi-NCR, Gujarat and Uttarakhand are now required to show a negative RT-PCR test report within 48 hours of starting the journey to come to Maharashtra. Will happen. Explain that the Maharashtra government on Sunday declared these states, including the national capital, sensitive (places of sensitive origin).
People have to follow social distancing
Maharashtra Chief Secretary Sitaram Kunte said in an order, “All passengers coming by train will be compulsorily examined and only unaccompanied passengers will be allowed to board the trains in Maharashtra.” Apart from this, social distancing will have to be followed while boarding and landing trains. It has been said in the order that no unreserved ticket will be issued in trains running from these six states.
Maharashtra government appeals to the Ministry of Railways
The Maharashtra government, led by Uddhav Thackeray, has asked the Railway Ministry to provide thermal scanners at all exit points of stations and strictly implement the Kovid-19 protocol in trains. Let me tell you that Indian Railways has already announced that it will impose a fine of Rs 500 for not wearing face masks on trains and platforms.
The effect of the ban is not seen in Maharashtra
Weekend Lockdown in Maharashtra seems to be ineffective. According to the data released on Sunday in the state, in the last 24 hours, the maximum number of new cases of coronavirus is 68 thousand 631, while 503 patients have died. The maximum number of cases were reported in Mumbai and 8479 corona patients have been identified here in a day. While 53 more people died due to infection.