States like Uttarakhand, Delhi and Maharashtra are among the states that have removed various restrictions imposed on air, rail and road travel.

Travel restrictions have been eased in several states and union territories across India as coronavirus cases continue to decline even after a devastating second wave.

As the Delhi government announces further lifting of restrictions, the Delhi Metro has said that its services will now run with full seating capacity from Monday. Public buses in Delhi have also been allowed to operate with full seating capacity from Monday.

Delhi Metro run will run at full capacity from Today

Delhi Metro officials said its services will now run with full seating capacity from July 26, but there will be no provision for passengers to travel standing up.

DMRC has been running trains with 50 percent seating capacity since June 7, when services resumed after a long gap.

In view of the latest guidelines issued by the city government on Saturday regarding containment of COVID, general public will now be able to travel in Delhi Metro with full seating capacity of their coaches from July 26. Till further orders,” a senior official said.

Fully vaccinated passengers no longer need negative RT-PCR reports to enter Mumbai

Domestic passengers flying to Mumbai, Maharashtra, who have received both shots of the COVID-19 vaccine, are no longer required to carry negative RT-PCR test reports.

Vaccinated passengers allowed to go to Bengal

The West Bengal government had earlier said that travellers who can provide a certificate indicating that they have been fully vaccinated are allowed to enter the state.

Security tightened at Haridwar border to prevent Kanwariyas from Entering

Security was beefed up at the borders of Haridwar district on Saturday to prevent entry of Kanwariyas, as Uttarakhand has suspended the Kanwar Yatra this year in view of the threat of a third Covid wave.

Though the pilgrimage has been suspended, there is a possibility that Kanwariyas may still try to enter Haridwar, which shares a border with Uttar Pradesh, to collect water from the Ganges and worship Lord Shiva.

Uttarakhand Police has issued orders to put Kanwariyas in forced quarantine for 14 days if they dare to violate the ban on travel.

However, there will be no restriction on the entry of tourists whose RT-PCR test report is negative and who are registered on the smart city portal.

Uttarakhand will allow fully vaccinated passengers without Covid Test Report

The Uttarakhand government has announced that fully vaccinated air travelers will be allowed to enter the state without mandatory negative RT-PCR or rapid antigen test report.

Uttarakhand minister Subodh Uniyal said, "If passengers coming by air have got both the vaccine doses, then they will be allowed to come to the state without negative RT-PCR or Rapid Antigen test report."

As per the latest relaxation issued by the government, the people of Uttarakhand are no longer required to carry RT-PCR or rapid antigen negative test reports for travelling from plain to hilly districts in the state.


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