Mandatory 10 days quarantine period for local returnees
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Gangtok, April 23:
The Government of Sikkim has initiated paid and home quarantine for local returnees from April 26, onwards. Additionally, it was also stated that paid quarantine facilities will be operated by the district administration and will be available for asymptomatic COVID19 positive persons who do not have home quarantine facilities.
The RAT testing will be done at two main check posts of the state- Rangpo, and Melli.
However, the notification released by the state government on April 22, 2021, excludes the Pakyong Airport for RAT testing.
Looking into the current pandemic situation the state government has decided to shut educational institutions till May 31, 2021. Workplaces including private and government offices will function with 50% force. A preliminary vaccination certificate will be compulsory to enter public offices and transport for individuals above 45.