Maharashtra is a state in the western peninsula region of India, occupying a significant portion of the Deccan Plateau. Home to the Marathi people, Maharashtra is the second most populous state in India as well as the second most populous state. The state capital is Mumbai, the most densely populated metropolitan area in India. Godavari and Krishna are two major rivers in the state. Marathi is the most widely spoken language and is also the official language of the state.
Coronavirus Covid-19 in Maharashtra, Mumbai: People traveling to Maharashtra, Mumbai from Delhi, Rajasthan, Goa and Gujarat must have proper time and planning to avoid any hassle at the station and airport. According to the Indian Express report, hundreds of airline riders and train passengers had to pass it Wednesday when they were unaware of the mandatory Covid-19 test guidelines enforced by the government of Maharashtra.
The Maharashtra government has imposed restrictions on tourists from Gujarat, Goa, Rajasthan and Delhi by encouraging them to undergo the RT-PCR Covid-19 test.
Covid-19 testing at Mumbai airport
The Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport (CSMIA) (BOM) in Mumbai is capable of conducting the RT-PCR Covid-19 test from 3,000 to 5,000 flyers daily. Covid-19 RT-PCR test report provided within approximately eight hours of sample collection. The cost of the RT-PCR assay has been fixed at Rs 1,400, according to the IE report.
Covid-19 testing at the rail stations
Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) is overseeing the passenger screening process at six railway stations. On Wednesday, about 9,779 passengers were checked but only 10 were found to be positive on rapid antigen tests. BMC deputy security officer Ajit Tawade said that security personnel were deployed at the stations to maintain physical distance.
Of the total number of passengers shown, 3,400 went to Mumbai Central, and 2,047 went to Bandra Terminus. According to the IE report, out of a total of 10 Covid-19 positive cases, 5 were screened at the Bandra terminal.