As coronavirus cases are on the rise in Dehradun, police have announced that people entering Uttarakhand will have to undergo the rapid antigen Covid-19 test.
People coming from other states, especially from Delhi, will be checked at the Ashkrodi, Kulhan, and Pass Gate border check posts of the state, and allowed only after undergoing the coronavirus test.
"Strict instructions have been given to cops posted on the border check posts for proper checking and keeping the full details of people coming from other states to Uttarakhand," said Arun Mohan Joshi, deputy inspector general (DIG), Dehradun, according to a report by ANI.
Meanwhile, Dehradun will see a weekly lockdown of all market places, starting today, with the exception of shops selling essential items.
Uttarakhand has recorded 4,812 active coronavirus cases and 67,514 recoveries, according to the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW) bulletin.