Himachal Pradesh Lifts Travel Restrictions

Himachal Pradesh Lifts Travel Restrictions
The stunning Parvati river valley in Kasol , Photo Credit: Shutterstock

After five months of lockdown, the state has opened its borders for travellers and visitors, no documents or tests required

Trinetra Paul
September 17 , 2020
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Himachal Pradesh has opened state borders for tourists and visitors, and they will no longer need e-passes or test results. After a lockdown of five months, the state has opened borders for free movement.

However the state cabinet has decided not to resume inter-state transport buses as of now.

The announcement comes as a huge step in reviving the economy of the state. Himachal Pradesh is heavily dependent on tourism and has a number of pilgrimage spots within its borders. With winters approaching, the state turns a popular destination with snowfall views and adventure activities.  

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The Himalayan state recorded 89 deaths due to COVID so far, while the positive case count is 10,060 with 143 fresh cases as of September 15.

There has been a decline in the graph and therefore under Unlock 4, the state has lifted travel restrictions. 

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