However, the court kept its order in abeyance for a month to facilitate the talks.
The court directed the state government to hold discussions with owners and representatives of private laboratories and take a fresh decision in this regard.
It also warned of serious actions if the government failed to provide a colour graded action plan before September 30.
Sachin Mohan, 31, who last played for Kerala in 2016, was targeting a return to the state team ahead of the new domestic season after overcoming injuries until a positive Covid test foiled his plans.
One Sanjiv Joshi had filed a PIL seeking the court’s intervention for the availability of RT-PCR testing facilities at block levels throughout the State.
The query was posed to the state government during hearing of a plea by a man who refuses to be vaccinated and has challenged the COVID guidelines.
South Africa, Bangladesh, Botswana, China, Mauritius, New Zealand and Zimbabwe have been added to the list of countries whose travellers will have to get an RT-PCR test done upon landing in India.
Meanwhile, four new Covid cases were reported from Bargarh on Monday, August 30, 2021, taking the tally to 30,936 in district.
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It has now emerged that Krunal, after sensing symptoms like throat pain, had immediately red-flagged team's accompanying doctor but neither was a RAT done nor was he isolated.
States such as West Bengal (for travellers from Mumbai, Pune and Chennai), Karnataka, Goa and Chhattisgarh still ask for negative RT-PCR reports, irrespective of double vaccination status.
Tamil Nadu Health Minister Ma Subramanian told the media on Sunday that the decision was taken as Covid 19 cases in Kerala were on the rise.
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Narinder Batra further requested the Indian government to inform the Japan government of the same.
The decision was taken by the State Disaster Management Authority as the COVID-19 vaccination was "progressing well", a release said.
In the last Monsoon Session, the Lok Sabha Secretariat had introduced another online application to allow the members to mark their attendance without having to physically sign the register.