Restrictions on the motion of individuals enforced on the border with Kerala will proceed as there was no change within the Covid-19 scenario in Kerala, Dakshina Kannada district Deputy Commissioner Okay V Rajendra mentioned. Giving a clarification on reviews claiming that the Centre has lifted the requirement of RT-PCR certificates to cross the border, he mentioned the Karnataka authorities’s order mandating the RT-PCR take a look at damaging certificates for these coming to DK from Kerala remains to be in power.
The order is supposed to comprise the unfold of Covid-19 and the district administration will proceed to implement the identical, he mentioned.
Rajendra mentioned greater than 30,000 new Covid circumstances are being reported from Kerala every day and the take a look at positivity fee in neighbouring Kasaragod district is round 12 per cent.
In Dakshina Kannada, the positivity fee has been introduced right down to round 2 with a whole lot of effort and lifting of border restrictions will likely be like letting in new circumstances from Kerala.
Though it’s troublesome to implement, the district has no different possibility than making the RT-PCR certificates obligatory, he mentioned. The take a look at positivity fee in Dakshina Kannada district got here right down to 1.81 per cent on Sunday.
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