Do you require a travel pass as lockdown eased in Kerala?

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Kerala (Image: Pexels)
Kerala (Image: Pexels)

New Delhi : Kerala has eased lockdown after the number of daily coronavirus cases came down under control. While the restrictions are being lifted from many parts of the state, Kerala Police has issued guidelines for commuters allowing unrestricted travelling in areas where the COVID test positivity rate (TPR) is less than 8 per cent.

According to a report in ANI, in the guidelines issued by Kerala Director general of police (DGP) Lokanath Behera, the police said, "A pass is not required to travel to and from the locations where restriction are relaxed (where TPR is less than 8 per cent) and where partial lockdown exist But passengers should carry the filled self affidavit."

Where is a police pass required for travelling in Kerala?

A police pass will be needed to travel in the two categories to places where a complete lockdown exists in connection with medical needs, weddings, funerals, construction activities, and industrial needs.

A police pass will also be required to travel from existing lockdown locations to the area where the partial lockdown is imposed and where the restrictions are lifted.

How to get the pass for travel?

According to the guidelines, the pass can be obtained from the concerned police station by preparing the application on white paper along with the required documents. The application should include the full address including the name and ward number of the destination, the travel requirement, the name and address of the person travelling, the mobile number, and the number of the vehicle.

Triple lockdown

In regions with the enhanced triple lockdown (where TPR is higher than 30 per cent) exist travel will be allowed in and out of the locations for exams, medical purposes, and funeral ceremonies. Police have asked the commuters to carry an appropriate identification card, hall ticket, and medical records.