Witnessing a spike in COVID-19 cases pan-country, Uttarakhand has increased thermal screening for people entering the state.
State Health Director Dr. Tripti Bahuguna in a statement said, “The COVID-19 situation in the state is under control. The thermal screening of the people has started at various borders. Migrants and other travelers going to Garhwal are being checked in Rishikesh, while those going to Kumaon are being checked in Rudrapur’s Tanda and Ramnagar near Udham Singh Nagar.”
Dr. Bahuguna added, “The thermal screening is also being done in Pithoragarh, Bageshwar, and Kausani.”
However, the state is focusing more on those coming from Kerala, Maharashtra, Gujrat, Chhattisgarh, Andhra Pradesh, Delhi, and Tamil Nadu.