As the number of Coronavirus cases in Maharashtra has continued to shoot up, the state has imposed a new set of curbs to prevent the spread of covid-19.
Currently, there is a lot of chaos around the new set of restrictions imposed and people are very confused about the travel guideline for traveling to/from Maharashtra.
So, to help you with all the important travel guidelines here we have gathered all the information you should know before plan to visit Maharashtra.
Maharashtra Covid-19 Travel Guidelines
Negative Rt-PCR Test ReportWhile travelling to Maharashtra from Gujarat, Delhi-NCR, Goa, Rajasthan and Kerala, travellers will need a negative RT-PCR test and this applies to all travellers irrespective of their mode of travel. For air passengers, the test report has to be within 72 hours before the flight. For rail passengers, the report should be within 96 hours before their train.
It is mandatory for all passengers who are arriving in Maharashtra to undergo an RT-PCR test at the Mumbai airport at their own cost. Only after undertaking the test, the passengers will be allowed to enter the city.
It is important to mention that, there is a Covid-19 (RT-PCR) testing facility available for all domestic arriving and departing passengers at Level 10 – departures area. All international arriving passengers can get their RT-PCR test done at T2 Arrivals Lounge Area.
As per the details collected by the travelobiz team, passengers will be charged ₹850 for the test. The RT-PCR test reports will take up to 24 to 48 hours for arriving passengers and 8 to 10 hours for departing passengers and will be sent via email.
It must be noted that passengers who test negative will be allowed to continue their journey. However, passengers who test positive for Covid-19 will be sent for institutional quarantine in Mumbai.
All passengers who are asymptomatic are required to undergo 14 days of home quarantine. However, if it is a returning/onward journey within 7 days then no quarantine is required. Passengers will need to show their return/onward ticket during the thermal screening process.
Guidelines Domestic PassengersAll domestic passengers are instructed to adhere to the following guidelines:
Passengers Travelling From Hotspot States
In view of the highly anticipated second wave of COVID-19, the state government has made it mandatory for all who are traveling from the states of Delhi, Rajasthan, Gujarat, Goa, and Kerala to carry a negative RT-PCR test report.
Travelling from Maharashtra
If you are planning to travel from Maharashtra to other states then you should keep the following guidelines in mind.
New Covid-19 Guidelines
The state government has issued a set of guidelines to prevent further transmission of viral infection. According to the recent guidelines, hotels, restaurants, cinema halls, malls, as well as offices that flout COVID-19 regulations set by the government, will be forced to shut down.
Till the time the central government is notifying the COVID-19 pandemic as a disaster, these places will remain close. The restrictions imposed by the state government are currently to be followed by March 21, 2021.
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