As the COVID-19 cases are rising with the speed in the country, the Himachal Pradesh government on Sunday (April 11, 2021) ordered that one must have the COVID-19 negative report if you are traveling to Himachal Pradesh. The choice was taken during a gathering led by Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur to survey the Covid circumstance. CM Thakur coordinated authorities that all the Sop's and rules gave by the Centre and State Governments to check the spread of Covid should be authorized stringently in Himachal Pradesh. The Chief Minister said that warning would be given that individuals of seven high burden states in particular Maharashtra, Punjab, Delhi, Gujarat, Karnataka, Rajasthan, and Uttar Pradesh need to convey 72 hours earlier RT-PCR negative report while visiting the state after April 16. 

Thakur expressed that as of now the State Government has chosen to permit travelers to visit Himachal Pradesh. The State, and yet, lodging proprietors and travelers ought to stringently stick to the SoPs gave by the State Government. "While laying weight on twin system for testing, following, and treatment with the compelling observation of miniature control zones, Chief Minister said that more prominent accentuation should likewise be laid ongoing RT-PCR tests to accomplish the objective of 70% RT-PCR tests," a public statement by the Himachal Pradesh CMO read. 

Jai Ram Thakur said that the State Health Department should likewise find ways to expand the bed limit to meet out any projection. According to the CMO, the quantity of COVID-19-related passings has expanded quickly as 120 passings were accounted for in the state during the most recent 45 days. Thakur said that the fans have been permitted to visit different sanctuaries in the State during the Navratri celebration, and yet, sorting out of 'langars, Bhandara and Jagran has been totally prohibited. 

The Himachal Pradesh CM said that aficionados were permitted to visit the sanctuary to perform puja and darshans by keeping up friendly removing and utilizing face covers. He expressed that no congestion would be permitted in transports and other public vehicles and private vehicles and that wearing face covers even in the vehicles should be upheld rigorously. 

Himachal Pradesh has so far announced 69,686 Covid cases, of which, 5,369 are yet dynamic. So, if you are from any of these seven states make sure you have the authentic negative report as well as you must follow the SOP’s Set by the Government both central as well as the state.

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