COVID-19 test mandatory to enter Uttarakhand
Dehradun : Amid rising number of coronavirus cases in Dehradun, the Uttarakhand Police on Saturday said that they will be monitoring the movement of people from other states to Uttarakhand.
"Strict instructions are given to the policemen posted on the border check posts for proper checking and keeping the full details of people coming from other states to Uttarakhand," ANI quoted Arun Mohan Joshi, Deputy Inspector General (DIG), Dehradun.
The entry of people coming from other states, especially from Delhi, at the Ashkrodi, Kulhan, and Pass Gate border check posts of the state, will be allowed only after a mandatory rapid antigen COVID-19 test.
Meanwhile, the Uttarakhand state capital is preparing for a weekly lockdown of all market places from Sunday, November 29 with the exception of shops selling essential items.
Currently, Uttarakhand has 4,812 active coronavirus cases, according to the official Health Ministry data.