After issuing guidelines on New Year celebrations, the Karnataka government has now issued new guidelines for tourists coming from abroad. Karnataka’s Basavaraj Bommai government on Saturday made seven-day home quarantine mandatory for citizens arriving from high-risk countries. It has been said in the guidelines that if a passenger coming from China, Japan, Hong Kong, Thailand, South Korea and Singapore has symptoms of corona like fever, cough, cold, body ache, headache, taste, smell, diarrhea and difficulty in breathing, symptoms appear. If symptoms are found, they will be isolated immediately. After this they will be kept under observation for 7 days.
Negative RT-PCR report is necessary for passengers coming from 6 countries
The government said that according to the protocol, the infected people will be treated. In addition, the government has decided to step up surveillance and containment efforts on COVID patients and their contacts. According to the guidelines, every passenger will be allowed to leave the airport only after the RT-PCR report is shown negative. It may be known that due to the apprehension of corona being fatal, air facility has been implemented in India for international passengers from January 1. From today it has become mandatory for passengers coming from six countries including China to show negative RT-PCR report. Passengers will have to upload their negative reports on the Hawai Suvidha portal before travel. Those who do not do this will not be allowed to enter India. Under this, this decision has also been implemented in Karnataka.
2% random checking of foreign passengers will continue
Karnataka Health Minister K Sudhakar said that two per cent random screening of foreign passengers will continue at the Bengaluru and Mangaluru international airports. He said that Boring Hospital in Bengaluru and Wenlock Hospital in Mangaluru have been earmarked for foreign tourists. Corona test has been done here. Here if the case is found positive then the sample is sent for genome sequencing.
Masks have become mandatory in Karnataka
The Karnataka government had earlier issued guidelines regarding New Year celebrations and masks on 26 December. Under this, the government has made it mandatory to wear masks in movie theatres, closed places, air-conditioned rooms, schools and colleges. Apart from this, masks have been made mandatory for New Year celebrations in pubs, restaurants and bars. Apart from this, the government ordered that the new year will not be celebrated after 1 pm. Apart from this, the government has also appealed to the people to take booster dose. He appealed to the elderly, pregnant women and children to avoid crowding.
226 people have come positive in one day in the country
On December 31, 226 people were found corona positive in a single day in the country. With this, the total number of active cases in the country has now increased to 3653. Although no one has died due to this virus. While 179 have been cured and discharged from the hospital. Apart from this, the current recovery rate in the country is 98.8 percent and the daily infection rate is .12 percent.