The Union Health Ministry had on Tuesday pulled up the Himachal Pradesh government after a viral images showed tourists flout Covid-19 norms in Manali.
We have initiated this drive to make the tourists aware. Those not wearing masks can be punished with Rs 5,000 in fine or 8 days in jail. We have recorded over 300 challans in the last 7-8 days and have recovered Rs 3 lakh: Gurudev Sharma, SP Kullu.
Himachal Pradesh | Manali initiates COVID-19 awareness campaign in wake of tourists thronging the state after easing of restrictions.
“Everyone is wearing masks in crowded places. We are avoiding going out on weekends due to the rush,” says Anju, a tourist from Chandigarh.