Shimla : Due to the sharp rise in covid cases the Himachal Pradesh government has decided to impose night curfew in the four districts of Kangra, Una, Solan and Sirmour from 10 pm to 5 am from midnight of 27th April to 10th May.
It was also decided to make RTPCR tests within 72 hours mandatory for all the visitors visiting Himachal.
Persons visiting the state who have not undergone RTPCR test will have to remain in home quarantine,isolation at the place of their residence for fourteen days.
They will also have the option of getting themselves tested after seven days of their arrival, and in case the test comes negative, they do not require to remain quarantined.
It was also decided that local bodies, both in urban and rural areas would be closely involved in effective enforcement of all the SOPs and guidelines in their respective areas and empowered to initiate legal action against the violators so as to check spread of this pandemic.
The Special Task Force would be constituted at the local level for effective enforcement of SOPs during all the religious, social, political and cultural gatherings. They would be empowered to initiate strict action against the people violating the guidelines and SOPs issued by the State Government from time to time.
The government will keep reviewing the situation from time to time and decisions would be taken accordingly.