Uttarakhand: Uttarakhand Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat on July 19 directed the officials to carefully verify the COVID- free certificates of tourists coming to Dehradun. Uttarakhand CM issued these instructions after some tourists provided fake COVID- free certificates for coming into the state.
According to Uttarakhand Chief Minister`s Office (CMO), “Chief Minister TS Rawat said that it has come to our knowledge that some tourists have come to our state with fake COVID-free certificates.”
He further said that All officers are directed to ensure proper checking of the certificates of all tourists coming to the state and at the same time also seeing that no tourist faces problems in the same.
According to a report by the Union Health Ministry, there are a total of 4,276 cases of coronavirus in the state of Uttarakhand so far. The active cases recorded till date are 1,143, while the number of patients cured or discharged stands at 3,081. Due to the infection, the death toll in the state stands at 52.
Recently India crossed the mark of 1 million people who are infected by Coronavirus nearly after around five and a half months after the country reported its first case.