Vacationers seeking to go to Gilgit-Baltistan will now be required to provide a unfavorable COVID-19 check, in keeping with a notification by the area’s residence division.
The notification was issued by Muhammad Ali Randhawa, GB secretary residence and prisons division, and states “tourists having valid COVID-19 negative certificates shall be allowed to enter into Gilgit-Baltistan”.
The brand new rule has been put into place in compliance with the well being advisory issued by the GB well being division beneath the GB Epidemic Illnesses (Prevention & Management) Ordinance, 2020.
All involved departments have been directed to “ensure strict compliance” to the tourism security precautions already outlined by the division.
The choice comes into power instantly and can stay in impact until additional discover, the notification mentioned.
The area has recorded 4,967 confirmed instances and 103 deaths, in keeping with the federal government dashboard for coronavirus.
The final rise in instances was reported on March 18, when two new folks examined constructive for the virus.