Manipur: RAT reports to be accepted from incoming passengers

The new order has been made in continuation of the order released on April 15, requiring all incoming persons from producing a negative RT-PCR/TrueNat/CB-NAAT COVID-19 test report taken within 72 hours before arrival in Manipur.


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The Health Department, Government of Manipur has ordered that test reports of Rapid Antigen Test (RAT) declared within the past 72 hours before arrival in Manipur shall be accepted from incoming persons, either coming by air or road, along with RT-PCR/TrueNat/CB-NAAT COVID-19 test reports.

A release by deputy secretary of Health and FW, Soiminlian Lengen has stated that the new order has been made in continuation of the order released on April 15, requiring all incoming persons from producing a negative RT-PCR/TrueNat/CB-NAAT COVID-19 test report taken within 72 hours before arrival in Manipur.

It further stated that any persons from the state who have to undertake emergency travel due to urgent unforeseen medical or other emergencies may be exempted from possessing a COVID-19 negative report at the time of entry as a special case, and such persons shall be tested at the state's entry points. Prior information of such emergency travel shall be given through the COVID Control Room Helpline number 1800-345-3818 so that necessary arrangements can be made, it added.

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First Published:April 22, 2021, 12:56 a.m.

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