Mussoorie travel guidelines get stricter; RT-PCR, hotel booking mandatory

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Mussoorie (Image: Pixabay)
Mussoorie (Image: Pixabay)

Mussoorie : Days after tourists were seen flouting the COVID guidelines, Dehradun district administration has introduced strict measures to curb the spread of coronavirus infection in the hill station.

Recently, a shocking video clip had gone viral on the internet in which hundreds of people were seen thronging at Mussoorie’s Kempty waterfalls and flouting the Covid-19 protocols. Dehradun DM Ashish Srivastava has ordered strict measures to ensure such incident does not happen again.

Latest COVID guidelines in Mussoorie

According to a news report, tourists will not be allowed to enter Mussoorie without negative RT-PCR report, e-registration of guest and an advance hotel booking proof.

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Senior Superintendent of Police, Dehradun, Yogendra Singh Rawat told HT that, “During weekends the tourists coming from outside the state to Mussoorie would have to produce negative RT-PCR report with mandatory registration on government portal and documents of their hotel booking at Kuthal Gate check post. Only those having these documents would be allowed.”

Meanwhile, tourists influx has also been capped in Mussoorie. “Only 50% of the tourists of the total capacity in the popular tourist spots of Mussoorie including Company Garden, Mall Road and others would be allowed on weekends,” Rawat added.