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Kumbh Mela Devotees Must Get Covid Test Reports, Says Uttarakhand

Kumbh Mela begins from April 1. (File)

With COVID instances surging once more in Uttarakhand, the state authorities on Wednesday made it obligatory for devotees to carry a destructive RT-PCR report not older than 72 hours for attending the forthcoming Kumbh Mela in Haridwar.

COVID-19 instances continued to rise once more in Uttarakhand with 200 infections reported on Wednesday out of which the utmost had been detected in Haridwar which is within the ultimate levels of preparations to host the Kumbh Mela ranging from April 1.

Haridwar reported the best quantity with 71 instances, Dehradun 63, Nainital 22 Udham Singh Nagar 14, Pauri, Rudraparayag and Tehri eight every, Pithoragarh 5 and Almora one, a COVID-19 management room bulletin right here stated.

Meanwhile, it has been made obligatory as soon as once more to carry a destructive RT-PCR report not older than 72 hours for devotees gathering in Haridwar for the forthcoming congregation.

Chief Secretary Om Prakash stated the Uttarakhand High Court has issued clear directives on this regard.

The High Court has stated it is going to be obligatory to carry a destructive RT-PCR report not older than 72 hours or a vaccination report for attending the Kumbh.

Soon after taking on as Chief Minister, Tirath Singh Rawat had stated it was not obligatory to carry a destructive RT-PCR check report for devotees gathering for the Kumbh. It is a non secular occasion that comes as soon as in 12 years and devotees can attend it freely, he had stated.

However, he later ordered strict compliance with the rules issued by the Centre in view of the surging constructive instances.

Lying low for a number of months, the COVID instances in Uttarakhand are displaying a rising development of late.

However, no contemporary COVID-19 instances had been detected on Wednesday in Bageshwar, Chamoli, Champawat and Uttarkashi districts. There had been no COVID casualties within the state both

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