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COVID testing compulsory for Mumbai, Karnataka flight passengers: Himanta Biswa

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COVID testing compulsory for Mumbai, Karnataka flight passengers: Himanta Biswa

COVID testing compulsory for Mumbai, Karnataka flight passengers: Himanta Biswa

Assam Health Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma informed that the state government has made COVID-19 testing mandatory at the airport for passengers coming from Mumbai and Karnataka.

"Even if they have got themselves tested, they will be tested again here," he added.

Himanta Biswa denied the need of night curfew in the state and assured that unlike last year Bihu will be celebrated in the state.


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