Atal Tunnel Closed for Tourists due to rise in COVID Cases in Himachal Pradesh
Entire Village of Lahaul-Spiti district of Himachal Pradesh tested COVID-19 positive except one person, the authorities have restricted outsiders to go beyond the ATAL Tunnel.
Lahaul-Spiti saw a sudden rise in the COVID-19 cases. The region has been attracting lot of tourists since the Atal Tunnel started operating.
Section 144 has been imposed in Keylong region which bans gathering of more than four people at Public Places.
In the Tholang Village, only 1 resident – Bhushan Thakur tested negative while 42 residents are COVID-19 positive.
Tourists will not be allowed to enter the Atal Tunnel due to this huge spike in COVID cases.