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Centre pushes Maharashtra to change quarantine, Covid-19 test rules

The civic body of Mumbai issued quarantine and test rules on Tuesday night and decided to implement them from Thursday night

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Coronavirus Tests | Coronavirus Vaccine | Delta variant of coronavirus

Aneesh Phadnis  |  Mumbai 



Air passengers lined up at a terminal at the Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport, in Mumbai (Photo: PTI)
Maharashtra’s decision to introduce separate state-specific rules is not new

The Centre and the government seem to be at odds over the handling of the situation arising out of the Omicron threat. Union Health Secretary Rajesh Bhushan on Wednesday asked the state to align its order with the standard operating procedures (SOPs) issued by the health ministry, a day after the state government revised its guidelines on quarantine for international passengers amid concerns over the new variant of .

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First Published: Wed, December 01 2021. 20:24 IST

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