Covid-19 guidelines: International travellers arriving in Punjab to be tested by RAT kits at airport – travel

International travellers, who don’t submit a destructive COVID-19 take a look at report on arrival at Airport in India, will be tested by Rapid Antigen Testing (RAT) kits for the an infection, mentioned Punjab Health Minister Balbir Singh Sidhu.

If Rapid Antigen Testing (RAT) comes destructive for COVID-19, Sidhu mentioned that the particular person might go for house qurantine.

After tested by RAT, these folks will get tested for COVID-19 on the fifth day of arrival by RT-PCR as per protocol at their respective districts. When experiences come and in the event that they take a look at destructive, their house quarantine will finish.

“They will self monitor their health for next 7 days and report if any symptoms develop. If RT-PCR for COVID -19 is found to be positive, they shall be assessed clinically and follow the Punjab COVID-19 management protocol,” the assertion quoted Sidhu as saying.

Sidhu additional mentioned that if RAT comes constructive for COVID-19, the particular person might go for house isolation/authorities isolation facility or personal facility on cost foundation and can be handled as per COVID-19 administration protocol.

He mentioned that particular person choosing house isolation will submit a consent kind stating that he has a facility for house isolation at his residence and he’s asymptomatic/gentle-symptomatic and never have any morbidity or the comorbid situation is below management.

As per pointers, Sidhu mentioned that each one worldwide travellers arriving in Punjab by means of Air/Road travel will submit self-declaration with private and well being particulars at and hand over a replica of the identical to State officers.

He mentioned that travellers would additionally be screened as per the well being protocol at the port of entry.

The Minister clarified that travellers will observe all precautionary measures issued by the Government of Punjab for prevention of COVID-19 unfold equivalent to hand hygiene, sporting masks, and keep social distancing and so forth.

(This story has been revealed from a wire company feed with out modifications to the textual content. Only the headline has been modified.)

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