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No mandatory COVID test for children under the age of 10 entering Assam

No mandatory COVID test for children under the age of 10 entering Assam

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No mandatory COVID test for children No mandatory COVID test for children

GUWAHATI: Children below 10 years of age along with double vaccinated parent(s)/ guardian(s) coming to Assam now need no mandatory COVID-19 test on coming to Assam.

This was informed by the Health and Family Welfare Department, Assam in a notification issued today.

"However, voluntary paid testing for such children shall be facilitated if the parents/ guardians so desire," it added.

By prior notification, all incoming passengers who had been vaccinated with both doses of vaccine were exempted from mandatory testing upon arrival.

 

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Passengers who are vaccinated with single dose, are not vaccinated at all, or are symptomatic even after receiving both doses must undergo mandatory RT-PCR testing upon arrival at their own expense.

The orders apply to people entering the state through airports, railway stations, and road border points, among other places, according to the notification.

 

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