Assam’s Kaziranga National Park and Tiger Reserve (KNPTR) will reopen for vacationers from Wednesday, after a spot of over seven months. It was shut down in March due to the coronavirus illness (Covid-19) outbreak..
This is the longest shutdown for KNPTR in its 112-year historical past.
Assam chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal could be formally reopening the park well-known for its one-horned rhinoceroses and tigers, KNPTR authorities stated.
Following the Covid-19 outbreak, all 5 nationwide parks and 18 wildlife sanctuaries in Assam, together with KNPTR, which often stays shut for round 5 months yearly because of floods, have been closed in March.
The state authorities has ready detailed protocols within the wake of Covid-19. All vacationers should undergo a screening course of and anybody detected with disease-related signs corresponding to excessive fever, cough and chilly can be segregated and handed over to native well being authorities.
The elephant safaris gained’t be allowed to function in the course of the first few days of the park’s reopening and should resume from November, in response to the state authorities.
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