The Himalayan State of Sikkim will re-open for tourists from Monday. 

However, tourists will have to produce their fully vaccinated certificate or RT-PCR negative reports for entering the State. 

Tourists have been allowed to enter into Sikkim through the Melli and Rangpo check-posts. 

This relaxation has been allowed for just a week, from Monday (July 5) till July 12. 

According to the new SOPs, hotels, guest houses and home stays have been allowed to operate with only 50 per cent capacity. 

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Moreover, malls and shopping complexes have been allowed to open by maintaining all laid down COVID-19 protocols. 

Meanwhile, those who have received both the doses of vaccines have been directed to attend offices. 

Private cars, taxis and two-wheelers would ply on the road as per the odd-even rule.  

On the other hand, pillion riding has also be allowed in all two-wheelers. 


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