Karnataka issues fresh regulation on movement of persons from others states

 Karnataka issues fresh regulation on movement of persons from others states
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Mangaluru, June 15: In a move to control the spread of COVID-19 pandemic, the Karnataka government has issued directions under Section 24(I) of The Disaster Management Act 2005 and section 2(1) of the Epidemic Diseases Act 1897 to regulate movement of persons from other states to Karnataka, in partial modification of the Order number RD 158 TNR 2020 (P1) issued on June 3, 2020.

The order issued on June 15 gives details about the quarantine norms, registration on Seva Sindhu and other details.

1. Quarantine Norms:
a. Persons coming from Maharashtra shall be placed in 7-day institutional quarantine
followed by 7-day home quarantine.
b. Persons coming from Delhi or Tamil Nadu shall be placed in 3-day institutional
quarantine followed by 11-day home quarantine.
c. Persons coming from states other than Maharashtra, Delhi and Tamil Nadu shall be
placed in 14-day home quarantine.
d. The other quarantine norms including those for business travelers, transit travelers and
special category travelers shall be in accordance with the protocol issued by Health &
family Welfare Department vide document number SOp4/tST/2 dated 0g,06.2O2O,
which is annexed to this order.
2. Registration on Seva Sindhu portal:
a. The registration on Seva Sindhu portal is mandatory for all persons coming in or
transiting through Karnataka by providing correct information about their contact
number and destination address.
b’ All transport companies such as airlines, railways and, road transport companies are
required to ensure that their passengers have done the registration on Seva Sindhu
portal for tHe relevant mode of transport before boarding the flight, train or bus.
3′ Any violation of the quarantine norms or failure to register on Seva Sindhu portal or giving
of incorrect information by the incoming persons or carrying of passengers by the transport
companies without registration on the portal shall attract penal action as per section 51(b)
of The Disaster Management Act 2005 and section 188 of the lndian penal Code.

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