Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has asked officials to remain on alert over rising cases of Covid in states including Maharashtra, Kerala, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Punjab, Haryana and Kerala.
Uttar Pradesh will soon issue guidelines for visitors to Uttar Pradesh from these states.
An advisory for mandatory testing and quarantine for passengers coming from red zones is likely to be issued.
Dr. D.S. Negi, director general, health, said, "Though Covid cases have declined in Uttar Pradesh, situation in all districts is being monitored, particularly those bordering other states. The state government is carrying out over 1.25 lakh sample tests daily along with contact tracing and surveillance work in all districts."