The chief minister said that the three Himachal Pradesh districts bordering Punjab such as Una, Kangra and Solan are registering a large number of new COVID-19 cases these days.
The state government has already put some restrictions on social gatherings and started a strict enforcement of mask wearing, he said, adding that the hoteliers have been asked to follow COVID-19 guidelines.
Himachal Pradesh currently has 32,21 active COVID-19 cases, up from around 200 cases on February 25.
Una (712), Kangra (684) and Solan (527) are currently the worst-hit districts, data released by the state health department stated.
The hill state recorded 409 new COVID-19 cases, while four patients succumbed to the virus on Thursday, the data added.
The total number of COVID-19 cases in the state has reached to 64,014 and the death toll to 1,039 on Thursday, it added.