Odisha government has made a partial modification to its earlier precautionary measures issued to passengers traveling from high-risk states. Now the government has limited measures for passengers traveling from 5 high-risk states instead of 12.
Pradipta Mohapatra, Additional Health Secretary, Health and Family Welfare (H&FW) has asked the district authorities to limit the precautionary measures for passengers from Maharashtra, Kerala, Punjab, Madhya Pradesh, and Chhattisgarh.
“The situation is under watch and surveillance may be extended to other States in future if the situation so warrants,” said the statement issued from Pradipta Mohapatra. The statement further stated, “The 7-day mandatory home isolation for arrivals from the 5 high-risk States can be dispensed with for asymptomatic passengers who have an RT-PCR Negative report (done not more than 72 hours before boarding) or a Covid Vaccination Final certificate.”
Earlier, the Health & Family Welfare Department of Odisha had issued precautionary measures to be adopted at airport and railway stations for incoming passengers of Maharashtra, Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh, Telangana, West Bengal, Punjab, Delhi, Chandigarh, Karnataka, and Andhra Pradesh.