Kerala chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan request to PM on today meeting as below.
Urging all states to exercise utmost caution now that the country has launched several missions to bring back Indians from abroad, Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan said there is a need to strengthen “our mitigation efforts and preventive measures”. Kerala, on Saturday, detected two more positive COVID-19 cases — both imported through Centre’s Vande Bharat Mission.
Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan said the new cases are “a warning to those coming back from abroad and for other states to be on the alert.
The Chief Minister said entry passes are mandatory to enter Kerala through check posts bordering neighbouring states and those without it would be sent back.
- Different states face different issues on the ground. Hence states should be allowed to make justifiable changes in guidelines
- States should be allowed to evaluate local situation and allow minimum public transport accordingly.
- State governments should be allowed to evaluate situation on the ground and accordingly give relaxations to commercial units
- Returnees from foreign countries should under rapid antibody tests before being allowed to board flights back home.
- Relaxing the ban on interstate travel should be gradual.