Meghalaya Restricts Entry of Tourists From April 23, Schools to Remain Shut From Tuesday
Stating that the Covid-19 cases in the State are six times higher than last year, the Meghalaya government has decided to put restrictions on the entry of tourists from April 23.
Chief Minister Conrad Sangma on Monday held a meeting to review the situation across Meghalaya as the government has put in certain restrictions in view of the surge in cases especially in Shillong.
Talking to reporters, Sangma said, 'Rise in Covid-19 cases is 6 times higher compared to last time, therefore, the situation is serious and there are a lot of concerns.'
Asserting that the restriction on the entry of the tourists is for 14 days, the CM said, 'We have decided there will be restrictions on tourists coming from outside the State from the 23rd of April, this will be applicable for next 14 days but local visitors within the State will be able to visit some of the tourists destinations.'