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Asymptomatic passengers won't be tested on arrival: Maha govt

Economic Times | 24/12/2020 07:42 PM | Click to read full article

Passengers arriving from Europe, South Africa, and the Middle-East will not be subjected to RT- PCR test for coronavirus immediately upon arrival, the Maharashtra government said in a fresh circular on Thursday.

Seven-day institutional quarantine has been made mandatory for asymptomatic passengers arriving from Europe, South Africa, and the Middle-East. Symptomatic passengers are immediately shifted to designated hospitals. The circular said that no RT-PCR test will be conducted on arrival for asymptomatic passengers.