Sunday, June 07, 2020

No quarantine for Telangana bound air passengers

Hyderabad: Passengers coming from different locations by air were taken for a surprise on Sunday with a Covid-19 advisory issued by Indigo and few other airlines. They were told that there were no specific guidelines that they would have to observe, if they were travelling from their destinations like Mumbai, Delhi, Gujarat to Hyderabad and Telangana. But they need to observe Covid-19 health advisories issued if travelling via Hyderabad.
Speaking to The Hans India, Y Rajesh, from Delhi said, "My sister wants to go to Kurnool. I want to book a ticket from to Delhi to Hyderabad or Bangaluru on Indigo Airlines. Because, after reaching Bangaluru or Hyderabad, again, she had to take a taxi to travel to Kurnool by road," he added. However, the airline's staff informed him that the Karnataka State government health advisory to air passengers make it mandatory for Delhi, Gujarat, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh and Maharastra have to undergo an institutional quarantine for seven days. That apart, a 14-day home quarantine is mandated for passengers coming from remaining states from other states.
07/06/20 VRC Phaniharan/Hans India
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