14-day quarantine for West Bengal train passengers arriving in Odisha | India News
ODISHA: Passengers of west bengal, that board trains to anywhere in Odisha, must remain in an institutional or remunerated regime quarantine for 14 days compulsorily, he said East coast railway officials on Saturday.
According to the East Coast Railway, the decision is made in accordance with new guidelines issued by the Odisha government.
“Passengers from West Bengal, boarding trains to anywhere in Odisha, will be required to remain in institutional or paid quarantine for 14 days,” East Coast Railway said.
Passengers who have been vaccinated with two doses and present a negative RTPCR certificate / report no more than 48 hours before entering Odisha, will be allowed home quarantine for 7 days instead of 14 days.
The Odisha government announced on Thursday a mandatory 14-day institutional or paid quarantine for people arriving in the coastal state from West Bengal.
An order issued by Chief Secretary SC Mohapatra said the number of positive Covid-19 cases was showing an increasing trend in some districts of Odisha following the reported detection of a triple mutant variant of Covid-19 among many people in West Bengal. and other states.