7-Day Home Quarantine Instead of 14-Day for Returnees If Produced COVID-19 Vaccination Certificate or COVID Negative Report: Odisha Govt

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha Government today announced that any person, who has been successfully vaccinated with two doses and produces the certificate to this effect or tested negative in RTPCR test within 48 hours before entering the State, will be allowed home quarantine for 7 days instead of 14 days.

If there is no suitable facility for home quarantine, the person may opt for institutional or paid quarantine in identified facilities for 7 days
The Office of the Special Relief Commissioner (SRC) has issued an order in this regard.

Anyone coming to Odisha from West Bengal by personal/hired vehicles (two, three or Four – wheelers), trains or entering the state in any other mode shall undergo mandatory institutional quarantine for 14 days in Cluster TMC to be managed by BDO / EO of Urban areas / or in an identified paid quarantine , if available, the order reads.

All passengers coming from West Bengal alighting at Bhubaneswar/Jharsuguda Airport / any railway stations in the State, shall be mandatorily subjected to institutional quarantine/paid quarantine for 14 days at facilities identified ordered by District Magistrate / Municipal Commissioner or any officer duly authorized on his / her behalf .

Persons coming on emergency works related to Covid-19 management by Government and private hospitals as well as those coming connection with election duty as per the orde of ECI or Chief Electoral Officer , Odisha shall be exempt from this order, the SRC said.

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