On Monday, the Maharashtra government announced that people with COVID-19 symptoms seeking to enter the states from Delhi, Rajasthan, Gujarat, and Goa would be turned back.

The passengers without symptoms will be allowed entry. Passengers with symptoms shall have the option of turning back and going to their home to recuperate – a state government order said.

The order also stipulated that all domestic passengers traveling from airports in NCR Delhi, Rajasthan, Gujarat, and Goa shall carry RT-PCR negative test reports with them before boarding and show them to the teams at the arrival airport in the state.

The RT-PCR sample collection should have been done within 72 hours of the scheduled time of landing at airports in Maharashtra, the order said.

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