India, April 14 -- The Punjab government on Wednesday announced new restrictions on incoming air travellers in a bid to contain the rising number of Covid-19 cases. From now on, all air travellers will be required to produce a negative RT-PCR report 72 hours prior to the arrival in the said. International passengers who have a valid RT-PCR report will be exempted from institutional quarantine, the government ruled.

All international passengers will be tested for Covid-19 and - if found positive - they will have to remain under home quarantine for seven days or will be sent to institutional quarantine. The passengers are also advised to register themselves on COVA Punjab App before commencing their journey.

International passengers have ...