Delhiites Entering UP via Bus, Train & Flight to Now Undergo Virus Test as State Tries to Stop Spread

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    Delhiites Going Into UP via Bus, Train & & Flight to Now Undergo Virus Test as State Tries to Stop Spread

    Days after the Gautam Buddh Nagar administration in Uttar Pradesh started random screening at the Delhi-Noida border, UP Chief Secretary RK Tiwari on Sunday stated that individuals coming to the state from Delhi will be tested.

    News company ANI estimated Tiwari as stating that people originating from Delhi by means of flight, bus or train will be checked for Covid-19 as there is a rise in the number of coronavirus cases in the national capital. Tiwari said that discussion will likewise be hung on the variety of people permitted to go to weddings or other events.

    We will be evaluating individuals coming from Delhi by means of flight, bus or train, in the wake of rise in #COVID19 cases in the national capital. We are talking about on the number of people allowed to attend wedding event or occasion: UP Chief Secretary RK Tiwari pic.twitter.com/3NcVfJLwwh

    — ANI UP (@ANINewsUP) November 22, 2020

    The spurt in coronavirus cases in Delhi has actually been experienced because October 28 when the day-to-day rise breached the 5,000- mark for the very first time and it crossed the 8,000- mark on November11 Delhi recorded 5,879 fresh COVID-19 cases on Saturday and a positivity rate of 12.90 percent, while 111 more deaths pressed the death toll to 8,270

    The rising coronavirus cases in Delhi were credited to the festive season, non-compliance of the COVID-19 safety behaviour and increasing pollution in the city.

    The Gautam Buddh Nagar administration had on Wednesday started random testing of individuals coming from Delhi to Noida at the borders of the 2 cities amidst a spike in coronavirus cases in the national capital. The positivity rate amongst people randomly tested for COVID-19 at Gautam Buddh Nagar’s Delhi border was greater than in non-border locations of the district on Thursday, according to authorities.

    The purpose of randomly checking incoming people from Delhi at Noida’s borders was to evaluate and prevent the spread of the infection from high-risk carriers, according to District Magistrate Suhas L Y. “This is being performed in order to evaluate the spread of the infection and would help in providing advisories to employers and organisations, where a big number of individuals work and commute between Gautam Buddh Nagar and nearby areas, so that the spread of infection is contained to a big extent,” he had said previously today.

    ( With PTI inputs)

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