Coronavirus scare : Hotels in Assam’s Silchar deny rooms to Spanish tourist
By Our Correspondent, 13/03/2020, Agartala

Amidst the deadly Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak that killing over 4200 people across the world, the hotels in Assam’s Silchar town have denied to give rooms to the foreign tourists as panic builds upon over the spread of Coronavirus. A tourist from Spain was denied to give room by many hotels in Silchar town in Cachar district.

According to the reports, the Spanish cyclist identified as Pablu Alberto Fernandez Garcia had reached in Silchar town from Meghalaya on Thursday and searched for a hotel room to spend a night. But, all hotels in the city had denied rooms to the foreign tourist over Coronavirus scare. Later, the Spanish tourist reached at a police station in the city and police had managed a room of the government circuit house for him.

Pablu Alberto Fernandez Garcia said that, he had visited all hotels in the city but everybody denied to give a room for him. “No one hotel gave me a room, because I am a foreigner and they are all afraid of Coronavirus. After visiting 20 hotels, finally I went to a police station and they gave me a place at circuit house to spend a night. They also took me to the hospital and checked me and negative result found. I am in the region in last four months,” the Spanish tourist said.