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BMC makes RTPCR test mandatory for all travellers at Bhubaneswar airport

6/01/2022 at 5:54 PM

Bhubaneswar, Jan 6: All the air travellers deboarding at Biju Patnaik International Airport (BPIA) except those in transit will have to undergo RTPCR test at the testing facility provided by the Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC).

An order in this effect was today published by the BMC. The order will come into effect on Friday.

As per the order air travellers who have already been fully vaccinated or in possession of RT-PCR negative report will also have to be tested at BPIA in the testing facility.

“ The travellers whose destination is Bhubaneswar will have to isolate himself at home till the result is communicated to him by BMC. The usual protocol for positive cases will be followed in case positive cases are found from among the travellers,” read the order.

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