People vaccinated with two doses have been exempted from RT PCR check upon arrival in Assam. (File picture: PTI)
The determination was taken as COVID positivity has declined significantly and the variety of individuals with two doses of vaccine elevated considerably within the nation.
- PTI Guwahati
- Last Updated:September 02, 2021, 00:04 IST
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All coronavirus double-vaccinated incoming passengers have been exempted from RT-PCR checks on arrival at airports, railways and highway border factors in Assam, in line with a directive issued by the state well being division on Wednesday. All incoming passengers, who’ve a certificates stating they’ve been injected with two doses of anti-COVID-19 vaccines will probably be exempted from obligatory testing on arrival at airports, railway stations and highway border factors.
The order issued by Principal Secretary Health Anurag Goel will come into drive with quick impact. Passengers who’re vaccinated with single dose or not having any vaccination and people who are symptomatic , even with two doses of vaccines, shall should endure obligatory RT-PCR testing at their very own price on arrival in Assam, the order said.
The price of RT-PCR testing has been, nevertheless, diminished to Rs 250 per individual from the sooner Rs 500 per individual.
According to the sooner order, it was obligatory for individuals with double doses of vaccine to endure the RT-PCR check on arrival or produce a destructive report of the check undertaken inside 72 hours previous to arrival.
The determination to exempt double vaccinated passengers from the RT-PCR check was taken as COVID positivity has declined significantly and the variety of individuals with two doses of vaccine elevated considerably within the nation, the order defined.
The Assam authorities had earlier exempted double vaccinated incoming passengers from the RT-PCR circumstances on June 25 however later withdrew it on July 16 because the variety of incoming passengers testing constructive, together with many who had obtained each the jabs, had elevated.
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