Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal had called for a lockdown until Monday (April 26) and later, on Sunday (April 25) he extended the lockdown in the national capital by a week in order to curb the COVID-19 spread. As per the new notification, the lockdown will now remain in place till May 17. Delhi Metro services have also been suspended from Monday, the chief minister informed.
Maharashtra government has imposed both weekend lockdown and a night curfew on weekdays to stem the surge in coronavirus cases in the state. The night curfew in Maharashtra will be in effect from 8 pm to 7 am, whereas the weekend lockdown will be in force from 8 pm on Friday to 7 am on Monday.
Goa has announced a lockdown till 7 am on May 10. Although essential services will be allowed, but travelers would have stay in their respective hotels during this period.
Karnataka government had initially imposed a 14-day lockdown which began from Tuesday (April 27) night till May 12 morning – 6 AM. On May 10th, the lockdown got extended till May 24.
Punjab government on Monday (April 26) imposed the Corona night curfew which will remain enforced from 6 pm to 5 am every day till further notice. On the other hand, the weekend lockdown will remain from Friday 6 pm to Monday 5 am. All political, social, cultural or sports gatherings have been banned for now.
Chandigarh administration has announced a weekend lockdown from 10 pm Friday to 5 am Monday. Essential services such as home delivery of food, medical stores would remain operational.
Haryana has imposed a night curfew in the state from 10 pm to 5 am, although CM Manohar Lal Khattar on Tuesday ruled out the imposition of a coronavirus lockdown in the state.
Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan announced that a lockdown will not be announced in the state instead stricter restrictions will be enforced to curb the spread of COVID-19. Orders have been passed to shut down cinema halls, malls, gyms, clubs, sports complexes, swimming pools, entertainment parks, and bars until further orders.
Tamil Nadu too has announced a slew of COVID-related travel restrictions in the state effective from April 26. The state has joined other states in imposing weekend lockdowns and has announced a complete lockdown in the state on Sundays, with an exemption for essential services.
Odisha government on Sunday announced a 14-day lockdown in the state as cases continue to rise sharply. The lockdown will remain in force with effect from May 5 till May 19.
Jammu and Kashmir have imposed a night curfew in urban areas of eight districts that have seen a spike in cases. These districts are Jammu, Udhampur, Kathua, Srinagar, Baramulla, Budgam, Anantnag, and Kupwara.
Several other states like Odisha, Bihar, Rajasthan, Gujarat have also imposed night curfews and weekend lockdowns. In Rajasthan, dining at restaurants and hotels has been prohibited while home delivery of food has been allowed.
Unnecessary traveling & leisure trips should be avoided during this catastrophe, although no strict measures are taken by the Central/State Governments. However, many states have made it mandatory for people flying from one city to another, to have the Aarogya Setu app as well as RT-PCR Negative test report within 72 hours of journey.
HERE’S MORE ABOUT THE STATE-WISE TRAVEL REGULATIONS & RT-PCR REPORTS.
People who have received the vaccines need to carry the certificate of both doses of COVID vaccination, and they will be exempted from any sort of quarantine.
- Andaman & Nicobar Islands –Tourism activities are temporarily suspended.
All travelers arriving shall have to mandatory carry RT-PCR negative test reports issued from a ICMR approved lab, within 48 hours of travel.
Mandatory 7 day home quarantine for all travelers even if the test of the result conducted on arrival is negative. If any passenger tests positive will be sent for institutional quarantine for further treatment.
- Andhra Pradesh
Everyone traveling to AP must enroll themselves on the Spandana website https://www.spandana.ap.gov.in/ before their travel. All asymptomatic travelers will have to undergo home quarantine for 14 days.
Everyone will have to undergo compulsory home quarantine for 7 days, even if the result of COVID-19 test undergone on arrival is negative.
Mandatory RT-PCR negative report and 10 days quarantine for travelers arriving from Delhi & NCR, Maharashtra, Kerala & Punjab.
Everyone traveling to Chandigarh must register on COVA Punjab App before commencing their journey. No quarantine required but all travelers are required to fill up a Health Declaration form upon arrival.
All travelers mandatorily need to have the RT-PCR negative report not tested earlier than 72 hours. People arriving without RT-PCR negative report shall be tested upon arrival free of cost.
All travelers must download the Aarogya Setu App. People coming from any city/airport in Maharashtra to travel to Delhi will require RT-PCR negative reports from ICMR accredited labs done within the last 72hrs.
Travelers need to have a negative RT-PCR Report within 72 hours of arrival. People who are flying to Surat need to fill the online self-reporting form available here – https://www.suratmunicipal.gov.in/EServices/Covid19SelfReporting
All asymptomatic travelers will have to undergo home quarantine for 14 days.
- Himachal Pradesh
Travelers must install the Aarogya Setu App and also to register, at least 48 hours prior to their arrival, on the Covid E-pass portal here – http://covid19epass.hp.gov.in
- Jammu and Kashmir
Travelers need to have a negative RT-PCR Report within 72 hours of arrival and also fill up ICMR Health form on arrival at any of the airports.
All travelers must download the Aarogya Setu App. People coming from any city/airport in Maharashtra to Jharkhand will require RT-PCR negative reports from ICMR accredited labs done within the last 72hrs.
All travelers mandatorily need to have the RT-PCR negative report not tested earlier than 72 hours. The government has requested everyone arriving in the state to go for home quarantine for at least 7 days, in order to keep a tab on their health.
RT-PCR test done within 48 hours prior to entering the state is compulsory for all travelers and everyone needs to get an e-Pass from here – https://covid19jagratha.kerala.nic.in/
- Madhya Pradesh
Negative RT-PCR report, not older than 72 hours, shall be compulsory for all travelers coming from Maharashtra. Otherwise, travelers can arrive in the state without RT-PCR and stay in quarantine for 7 days.
Negative RT-PCR report, not older than 72 hours, shall be compulsory for all travelers coming from NCR/DELHI, Kerala, Rajasthan, Gujarat & Goa. More information is available here- https://portal.mcgm.gov.in/irj/portal/anonymous
Negative RT-PCR report, not older than 72 hours, shall be compulsory for all travellers.
Travellers must carry negative RT-PCR report, not older than 72 hours as well as register on the State portal to generate a unique e-invite, here- http://meghalayaonline.gov.in/covid/testing.htm
Travellers must download and register on nCOVID Nagaland Visitors App. If anyone travels without a negative RT-PCR report, he/she will have to undergo self-quarantine of at least 7 days.
Travellers need to carry a negative RT-PCR report, not older than 72 hours or Covid Vaccination Certificate, in order to avoid the mandatory quarantine of 7 days.
Travellers must carry a negative RT-PCR report, not older than 72 hours as well as download and register on COVA Punjab App.
All travellers must download the Aarogya Setu App and a negative RT-PCR report, not older than 72 hours. If you’re traveling to Udaipur, then it is mandatory to upload a copy of their RT-PCR negative report on http://emitra.rajasthan.gov.in
- Tamil Nadu
Travellers need to get a mandatory e-Pass by registering on https://tnepass.tnega.org before their travel. People coming from Maharashtra, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh & Kerala will require RT-PCR negative reports.
All travellers must download the Aarogya Setu App.
Travellers must carry a negative RT-PCR report, not older than 72 hours. In case you’re traveling without the report, you need to go for a quarantine of 14 days.
All travellers who’re travelling to Uttarakhand need to register on the state website: http://smartcitydehradun.uk.gov.in and RT-PCR negative report is mandatory for all travellers arriving from Maharashtra, Kerala & Gujarat.
- Uttar Pradesh
All travellers who’re travelling to Uttar Pradesh need to install the Aarogya Setu App and register on https://reg.upcovid.in and travellers arriving from Kerala and Maharashtra will require RT-PCR negative report done within 72hrs before arrival.
- West Bengal
Travellers coming from Maharashtra, Kerala, Karnataka, Delhi, Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh and Gujarat and Telangana to have a RT – PCR negative report obtained within 72 hours before travel. People carrying a Vaccination Certificate won’t be required to present the Covid Test Report. Travellers must also fill up and submit the declaration form using the Sandhane App developed by H&FW Department West Bengal.