Shillong, Mar 17: Meghalaya Government Health & Family Welfare Department issued a notice on Tuesday stating that all tourist spots in the state have been closed off till March 31st, 2019.
According to the notice, the step was undertaken so as to prevent any possible transmission and outbreak of the virus amongst the inhabitants of the state.
Earlier the Commissioner and Secretary Health and Family Department, Sampath Kumar revealed that all hotels in the state have been notified to inform the government if any tourists arrive from foreign countries.
The helpline number in Meghalaya for information on COVID-19 virus is 108. To get tested for the virus, NEIGRIHMS has been designated as the testing center in the state.