After five months of closure due to coronavirus pandemic, the tourist spots of the port city reopened on Saturday (Aug 22). Deputy Commissioner Elias Hossain told media that all the tourist spots including Chattagram Zoo, Foy's Lake and Patenga beach have been opened for public on 16 conditions over maintaining health guidelines and social distance.
The district administration said the recreation centers were shut from Mar 18 this year to prevent the spread of deadly coronavirus.
The Deputy Commissioner said the decision of reopening tourist spots was taken at a meeting of Chattogram District Committee on Coronavirus Prevention.
The last meeting of the committee was held at the conference room of the deputy commissioner on Wednesday.
However, he also said that the visitors have to go to the recreation centers following the hygiene rules.
Besides, sea beaches, tourist spots and hotels-motels in Cox’s Bazar municipality area reopened on Aug 17 on a limited scale.