Taj Mahal, Other Agra Monuments Won’t Open Today, Order Cites Risk Of COVID-19 Spread

(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) – The government has withdrawn a planned reopening of the Taj Mahal, citing the risk of new coronavirus infections spreading in Agra from visitors flocking to see the monument. Local authorities issued a new advisory late on Sunday ordering an extension of lockdown curbs on monuments in and around Agra. The government order did not specify the duration of the lockdown for monuments that have been closed since March.

"Taj Mahal, Other Agra Monuments Won’t Open Today, Order Cites Risk Of COVID-19 Spread"