Following an increase in new cases in Kerala and Maharashtra, the Karnataka government has made it mandatory for travellers entering the state from those states to show an RT-PCR negative report that is less than 72 hours old, regardless of vaccination status.
Regardless of their means of transportation, all passengers must comply with the following criteria.
Passengers with negative certificates that are less than 72 hours old should be issued boarding permits by airlines.
Passengers with negative certificates that are less than 72 hours old should be issued boarding permits by airlines. When providing tickets, bus conductors must examine the reports, and railway officials must guarantee that all passengers have the above-mentioned report.
As a result, Dharwad district Deputy Commissioner Nitesh Patil has instructed NWKRTC divisional controllers, airport director, railway authorities, private bus operators, and hotel owners to follow the aforementioned rules and report to his office on a daily basis. According to government sources, failure to comply with this would result in legal action under the NDMA Act 2005 and IPC section 188.