The government of West Bengal has issued latest guidelines regarding the entry requirements for travellers entering the state.
As per the updated guidelines, all flight passengers need to show either a proof of full vaccination or RT-PCR negative report at the time of boarding.
Kolkata Airport, in an official tweet, said:
Travel Alert: As per latest guidelines of West Bengal Govt, all in bound flight passengers (commercial and non-commercial flight) shall produce at time of boarding either proof of full vaccination or RT-PCR negative test report for test conducted within 72 hours of such flight departure.
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Earlier, it was mandatory for all passengers coming from outside the state of West Bengal to carry a negative COVID-19 RT-PCR test report conducted within 72 hours before flight departure.
Ministry of Civil Aviation, Government of India tweeted:
Likewise, passengers who are fully vaccinated can also enter Maharashtra and Kerala without having to show a negative RT-PCR test report at airports. However, they should carry certificates stating they have taken both the doses of a approved COVID-19 vaccine.