All passengers flying to West Bengal, on each industrial and non-commercial flights, should produce both a certificates that exhibits they’re absolutely vaccinated or a Covid-19 unfavourable (RT-PCR) take a look at report, the state authorities wrote to the civil aviation ministry on Monday.
The choice will likely be applied with rapid impact, West Bengal House Secretary BP Gopalika wrote to Civil Aviation secretary PS Kharola.
Passengers want to provide proof of their full vaccination or a Covid-19 unfavourable take a look at report on the time of boarding. The RT-PCR take a look at have to be carried out inside 72 hours of the departure of the flight.
In the meantime, there was no Covid-19 loss of life within the metropolis whereas three fatalities every had been reported in Darjeeling and Paschim Medinipur on Monday, the well being division mentioned.
A complete of 12 Covid-19 deaths had been registered within the state on Monday pushing the coronavirus loss of life toll to cross the 18k-mark to succeed in 18,011, it mentioned.
At the very least 666 new circumstances of COVID-19 had been reported within the state which elevated the caseload to fifteen,18,847.Within the final 24 hours, 1,006 recoveries had been reported within the state which improved the discharge charge to 97.97 per cent. Up to now, 14,88,077 folks have recovered from the illness in West Bengal.
At current, there are 12,759 lively circumstances within the state. Since Sunday, 40,391 samples have been examined for Covid-19 within the state taking the full variety of such assessments to 1,51,78,563. On Monday, 3,18,805 folks had been inoculated within the state, a well being division official mentioned.