Covid Testing Kiosks at Borders, Mandatory RT-PCR Tests: Uttarakhand Gears up for Kumbh Tomorrow

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The large Hindu pilgrimage festival Kumbh-Mela, which attracts lakhs of radical to ineffable stream slope sites successful Haridwar and Allahabad is acceptable to statesman connected Thursday, with the acrophobic administrations gearing up to guarantee each Covid-preventive measures are enactment successful place. Coronavirus tests, investigating kiosks and restrictions connected entering Uttarkhand person besides been implemented. Take a look astatine the assorted measures:

Uttarakhand HC Orders State Govt to Conduct 50,000 Covid Tests successful Fest Area

The Uttarakhand High Court has ordered the authorities authorities to behaviour 50,000 Covid-19 tests regular successful Kumbh Fest country successful the aftermath of Covid-19. The tribunal has directed for the deployment of mobile aesculapian facilities and qualified aesculapian teams astatine parking and ghat areas.

The High Court has besides directed the authorities authorities to strictly comply with the Covid-19 Standard of Proceedure issued by the Centre, and has sought a study connected the aforesaid by April 13.

Covid Testing Kiosks astatine Uttarakhand Border

Meanwhile, ANI has reported that coronavirus investigating kiosks person been acceptable up astatine the borders of Uttarakhand up of the Mela. (Visuals from Narsan border, Haridwar.)

Uttarakhand: Haridwar Kumbh Mela 2021 to statesman from tomorrow. COVID investigating kiosks acceptable up by the medication astatine the borders of the authorities to trial the radical coming from outside. Visuals from Narsan border, Haridwar. pic.twitter.com/wnXrJlO6Px— ANI (@ANI) March 31, 2021

Modified SOP connected Kumbh Mela to beryllium Issued After 32 Test Positive astatine Ashram

ANI reported that the Uttarakhand authorities volition contented a modified modular operating process (SOP) connected April 1 for this year’s Haridwar Kumbh Mela aft 32 radical tested affirmative for the coronavirus illness astatine an ashram. “From April 1-30, SOPs volition person to beryllium followed strictly. Documents volition beryllium verified astatine introduction points for outsiders. No specified request is needed for locals,” ANI quoted a elder constabulary serviceman arsenic saying.

Mandatory for People from 12 States to Give Negative Covid Report Upon Entering Uttarakhand

Amid a surge in Covid-19 cases and up of the Kumbh Mela, the Uttarakhand authorities connected Tuesday made it mandatory for radical coming from a twelve states to furnish antagonistic RT-PCR trial reports not older than 72 hours connected arrival. Issuing the advisory, Chief Secretary Om Prakash said the regularisation would use to those coming from Maharashtra, Kerala, Punjab, Karnataka, Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Gujarat, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh, Delhi and Rajasthan by road, aerial and trains from April 1.

People coming from these states, including those residing successful Uttarakhand, shall strictly adhere to the norms of information and societal distancing arsenic per the guidelines of the Home Affairs and the Health ministries and that of the authorities government, the advisory said. Violations volition beryllium punishable nether the Disaster Management Act, 2005, the Epidemics Act, 1897, and applicable sections of the Indian Penal Code, it said.

Along with this, the February 26 bid regarding the “SOP for prevention and power of COVID-19 during the Maha Kumbh Mela 2021 astatine Haridwar” shall beryllium strictly followed, an authoritative told ANI.

U’khand DGP Administers Oath to Over 10k Security Personnel for Safe Kumbh

Uttarakhand DGP Ashok Kumar had a fewer days ago administered an oath to implicit 10,000 constabulary unit and paramilitary unit connected the banks of the Ganga present to behaviour a harmless and expansive Kumbh Mela portion behaving decently with the devotees. The paramilitary unit included those from CRPF and ITBP. The Uttarakhand Police main asked the unit deployed connected Kumbh work to behaviour the lawsuit successfully portion ensuring strict compliance to the COVID-19 protocol.

Organising the congregation this twelvemonth amid rising cases of coronavirus is simply a immense situation for the information agencies. The ample gatherings of devotees for a beatified dip successful the Ganga present connected the occasions of Makar Sankranti and Mahashivratri has been considered arsenic a proceedings tally for the 3 main bathing dates of April 12, 14 and 28 Normally held for 4 months from January to April, the duration of Kumbh this twelvemonth has been shortened to conscionable 1 period for the information of pilgrims owing to the pandemic. Earlier, the DGP performed a puja astatine the Har ki Pauri ghat successful the beingness of IG Sanjay Gunjyal and Mela SSP Janmejay Khanduri.

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