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Tourists throng Shimla for festival season amid Covid scare

Published on Dec 25, 2022 09:55 AM IST
  • Tourists visiting the hill state in Himachal Pradesh are taking Covid precautions as the number of cases rise in several countries.
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A large number of tourists from across the world thronged the resorts of Shimla to celebrate Christmas and New Year amid rising Covid cases in some countries. (HT Photo/Deepak Sansta) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Dec 25, 2022 09:55 AM IST

A large number of tourists from across the world thronged the resorts of Shimla to celebrate Christmas and New Year amid rising Covid cases in some countries. (HT Photo/Deepak Sansta)

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"It is good to be here for the festival season. People are rushing here, the climate is good and the temperature is low. We were expecting snow but it's not happening. Yes, it is important to take precautions as we know the coronavirus is spreading with new variants," a tourist was quoted by saying news agency ANI. (HT Photo/Deepak Sansta) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Dec 25, 2022 09:55 AM IST

"It is good to be here for the festival season. People are rushing here, the climate is good and the temperature is low. We were expecting snow but it's not happening. Yes, it is important to take precautions as we know the coronavirus is spreading with new variants," a tourist was quoted by saying news agency ANI. (HT Photo/Deepak Sansta)

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"I am feeling happy here, but it is very cold. I am the only one who is wearing a mask and I feel it is good to take precautions," said another tourist. (PTI) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Dec 25, 2022 09:55 AM IST

"I am feeling happy here, but it is very cold. I am the only one who is wearing a mask and I feel it is good to take precautions," said another tourist. (PTI)

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"We were now prepared for the Coronavirus again it is spreading, we shall have to take care, as we know precaution only can save lives," another tourist said. (ANI) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Dec 25, 2022 09:55 AM IST

"We were now prepared for the Coronavirus again it is spreading, we shall have to take care, as we know precaution only can save lives," another tourist said. (ANI)

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A woman tourist from Newlands said that they are feeling delighted to be in a hill town in north India this Christmas.(PTI) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Dec 25, 2022 09:55 AM IST

A woman tourist from Newlands said that they are feeling delighted to be in a hill town in north India this Christmas.(PTI)

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Another foreign tourist said that they had planned to celebrate Christmas away from home this year. (PTI) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Dec 25, 2022 09:55 AM IST

Another foreign tourist said that they had planned to celebrate Christmas away from home this year. (PTI)

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