21.5 million people in tourism sector lost their jobs during the pandemic: Govt
Union Tourism Minister G Kishan Reddy informed on Monday.
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.
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.