A negative RT-PCR certificate not older than 72 hours will be compulsory for those arriving by flights, buses, trains, personal transport from Maharashtra to Karnataka.
An order to this effect was issued by the Karnataka Health Secretary on Saturday. The negative RT-PCR report shall be verified at the time of boarding by airlines staff. For those travelling by bus, tickets shall be issued on production of negative RT-PCR report or shall be checked by the bus conductor while boarding of those who have booked tickets online.
In trains, the TTEs shall check the negative RT-PCR test report.
A random check of the testing reports from people arriving at toll gates /point of entry shall be made for those coming by personal transport. All those arriving from Maharashtra and checking into hotels, resorts, hostels, homestays, dormitories, etc. shall compulsorily produce a negative RT-PCR certificate that is not older than 72 hours.
Owners of the above-mentioned places should ensure that the occupants produce negative RT-PCR certificate.