RT-PCR negative report mandatory for rail passengers coming to Odisha


Bhubaneswar, April 9: All the rail passengers coming to Odisha, must have RT-PCR negative test report of maximum 72 hours or second dose vacciantion certificate, said an official release.

“All Odisha bound passengers from anywhere in the country, who are boarding w.e.f. 10th April, 2021, must have an RTPCR Negative Test Report of maximum 72 hours before the start of journey or a second dose vaccination certificate,” stated an East Coast Railway (ECoR) statement.

Those without valid documents will have to undergo seven-day mandatory home or institutional quarantine, it added.

“The resurgence of COVID-19 has occurred in some places of Odisha. To restrict the spread of COVID-19 and to prevent adverse impact of cross border movement and in coordination with Odisha State Government, it has been decided to impose these restrictions on passengers,” it further said.

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