E-registration Mandatory before Entering Punjab from Monday Midnight

E-registration of all travellers coming in Punjab has been made compulsory from Monday midnight in the wake of risk of increased COVID-19 cases from travellers especially from Delhi/NCR. Also Punjab Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh has ruled out dilution of the 14-day home quarantine norm for domestic entrants.

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How to self- register online?

1.Before starting the journey to Punjab or transiting through Punjab, travellers (along with co-travellers) must register through Cova app or through a weblink, https://cova.punjab.gov.in/registration. 

a. Through Cova App

i. Download ‘Cova App’ on your smartphone from the Apple App Store or Android Play Store.

ii.From the Menu choose ‘Self -registration for travel into/ through Punjab’

iv. Fill in all particulars as sought and press the ‘Submit” button.

b. Through a weblink

i.  Self-register at https://cova.punjab.gov.in/registration

ii. Fill in all particulars as sought and press the ‘Submit button.

iii. Download and Install Cova App before travelling.

3. After registration, the primary traveller will receive a confirmation link through SMS.

4. Click on the link for printout.

5. Take a printout with QR code on A4 size sheet.

6.  For 4/3-wheelers, paste the printout on the left side of your windscreen or place it on the dashboard.

7.  At the border check-points, staff will scan the QR code on the printout.

8. This will be followed by basic medical screening.

9. After successful medical screening, the process is over. In case a passenger exhibits Covid symptoms, the health staff at the border check-point will assist and guide the passenger(s).

Here’s the sample of the certificate you need to carry for border staff to scan QR.

For travellers who are not transiting Punjab but entering the state: 

a. Asymptomatic will have to undergo self-quarantine at their homes for 14 days. During quarantine, they will be required to report their medical status daily either by calling 112 or through the Cova App. 

b. Symptomatic passengers: They will be give. appropriate instructions at the check-point.

Administration has ensured that:

• All relevant details about the visitors/residents coming into Punjab are shared with the health authorities concerned and police stations through a real-time alert system. 

• The concerned police stations concerned keep a regular check, both through physical and technical means (geo-fencing etc.), on the incoming visitors at their given addresses. 

Source: The Tribune

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