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Tripura makes COVID test mandatory for people arriving from states with high positivity rate

A senior health official announced on Wednesday that individuals traveling to Tripura from states with high positivity rates, including Kerala, Delhi, Maharashtra, Karnataka, Gujarat, Himachal Pradesh, and Tamil Nadu, will be required to take a compulsory COVID test.

The official stated, “All domestic travelers entering Tripura from these high-risk states will be tested upon arrival at airports, railway stations, and the Churaibari check gate.”

According to the senior health official, it is now mandatory to wear masks in hospitals, and screenings will be conducted at all public places.

The official also said, “There have been 10 new COVID-19 cases in the state since April 14. The five-fold strategy of test, track, treat, vaccinate, and adherence to COVID-appropriate behaviour will continue to be emphasized.”

The Health and Family Welfare Department has issued an advisory requesting individuals to stay away from crowded and inadequately ventilated areas.

According to the Union Health Ministry’s updated data on Wednesday, India has recorded 10,542 new cases of coronavirus infection, while the number of active cases has risen to 63,562.


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