Karnataka has made 7-day Quarantine Mandatory For Flyers in Karnataka From 6 States – Karnataka Director General of Police (DGP) announced that the flight passengers arriving from the mentioned six states with the highest Covid-19 tally would be required to undergo a seven-day “institutional quarantine” which will be followed by home quarantine of further period. The flight services are resumed by 25th May. The list of states are Maharashtra, Rajasthan, Gujarat, Tamil Nadu, Delhi & Madhya Pradesh with highest number of COVID cases.
“Incoming domestic flight passenger from Maharashtra, Rajasthan, Gujarat, Tamil Nadu, Delhi & Madhya Pradesh will undergo 7-day institutional Quarantine followed by home quarantine,” tweeted DGP Praveen Sood.
Returnees from other low prevalence states will be asked to follow 14 days of home quarantine, according to the standard operating procedure (SOP) for entry of people from other states to Karnataka, in a statement issued by the state health department on Friday.
The worst hit state continued to be Maharashtra with 44,582 cases, 1,517 people deaths. Next is Tamil Nadu with 14,753 cases and 98 deaths while Gujarat is at the third spot with 13,268 cases and 802 deaths. Delhi has so far reported 12,319 cases with 208 deaths. States with more than 5,000 cases are Rajasthan (6,494), Madhya Pradesh (6,170) and Uttar Pradesh (5,735).