At a recent meeting held to review the coronavirus situation, Srinagar Deputy Commissioner Mohammed Aijaz Asad said that all travellers entering Kashmir by road will have to undertake COVID-19 tests in Kulgam district.
He stated that tests for travellers reaching by road will be held in Lower Munda area in a couple of days.
The deputy commissioner added that mass vaccination of houseboat staff, drivers, hotel staff, and others will soon begin across tourist destinations in the state.
A special training programme will also be conducted for all staff members to ensure that standard operating procedures are strictly followed while dealing with every tourist.
Hoteliers have been asked to keep two rooms aside for isolation in case any tourist tests positive.