The Maharashtra government has made RT-PCR test mandatory for travellers from Kerala, which has been reporting a high number of COVID-19 cases.
Kerala’s active cases touched 64,390 on Wednesday, the highest in the country.
Kerala also reported 5,980 fresh COVID-19 cases on Wednesday. The test has to be done 72 hours before the commencement of travel.
It is also mandatory in November last year that for travellers from Delhi, Goa, Gujarat and Rajasthan to Maharashtra should get RT-PCR test done.
On Wednesday, Maharashtra reported 3,451 new COVID-19 cases on Wednesday, taking the tally of infections to 20,52,253, according to the state health department. The state has so far reported 51,390 deaths due to the disease.