Bengaluru: Those returning to the state after attending the Kumbh Mela in Haridwar, Uttarakhand, people should be subjected to home quarantine, said Karnataka Health Minister Dr Sudhakar on Thursday April 15.
He also added that the pilgrims, visitors of the Kumbh Mela will also have to undergo compulsory RT – PCR testing immediately.
He further stated that only after testing negative for the virus can people restore their normal activities.
Over 1,700 people have tested positive for COVID-19 in the Haridwar Kumbh Mela area from April 10 to 14 confirming fears that one of the world's largest religious gatherings may contribute further to the rapid rise in coronavirus cases.
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