21.5 million people in tourism sector lost their jobs during the pandemic: Govt

Union Tourism Minister G Kishan Reddy informed on Monday.

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Insight Bureau: Around 21.5 million people, involved in the tourism industry, have lost their jobs due to the three waves of COVID-19 that first hit the country in early 2020. Union Tourism Minister G Kishan Reddy informed on Monday.

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Reddy said tourist arrivals in the country were down by 93 percent during the first wave of COVID-19 outbreak, 79 percent in the second wave and 64 percent during the third wave.

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