Weekend lockdown to continue in Pune; mandatory negative RT-PCR for entry from other states

Regardless of witnessing a slight slowdown within the unfold of coronavirus, the Pune Municipal Company (PMC) has determined to proceed with the weekend lockdown together with different covid-19 restrictions. A detrimental RT PCR check has additionally been made obligatory for any particular person getting into the civic jurisdiction from different states until June 1.

Nonetheless, because the RT PCR check facility just isn’t accessible in any respect the entry factors of town, the residents must get it finished from the place they’re coming from.

In an order issued on Friday, Municipal Commissioner Vikram Kumar stated that the state authorities has prolonged the implementation of restrictions on public motion within the state until June 1 and the identical will likely be carried out in civic jurisdiction.

All the sooner orders issued final month on imposing restrictions within the metropolis will proceed until June 1, he stated, “It is going to be obligatory for each citizen coming from exterior Maharashtra getting into or planning to enter in PMC limits by any transport service to hold detrimental RT PCR check report for which the check has been finished throughout the final 48 hours.”

The municipal commissioner stated that the restrictions on residents coming from `Delicate Origins’ states and areas could be utilized for residents coming to town from any state of the nation.

As per the state authorities order, he stated solely two individuals, together with Driver and Cleaner or Helper, could be allowed with a Items car getting into town. “If the Items car is coming from different states then the residents travelling in it must mandatorily carry a detrimental RTPCR report with them whereas getting into town. The check ought to have been carried out throughout the final 48 hours of their entry and the report could be relevant for seven days,” municipal commissioner stated.

The milk assortment, transport and processing items will function with none restrictions however the institutions and retailers promoting it or doing house supply must observe the principles relevant for promoting of important commodities within the metropolis which is from 7 am to 11 am on a regular basis. Residents are allowed solely to go away their house for medical emergency functions.


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