A group of tourists, including citizens of America and Ukraine, took refuge from the coronavirus in the cave in India

Six tourists who were left without money in India, who decided to wait out the pandemic coronavirus in the cave was found and quarantined the Ashram near the city, where in 1968 the Beatles meditated.

According to the police inspector Rajendra Singh of Cathair, four men and two women, citizens of America, Ukraine, France, Turkey and Nepal were in a cave near Rishikesh in the state of Uttarakhand from March 24. The travelers were sent to 14-day quarantine in SwarG Ashram, despite the fact that none of them showed signs of disease.

«Before isolation, they lived in a hotel in the region Muni-Ki-Reti, but moved to the cave after they ran out of money.» says Kathai. «However, they saved some money to buy food and other supplies.»

Kathai added that the citizen of Nepal to assist the rest, buying the necessities.

Because of the quarantine and stop passenger flights, about 700 foreign tourists stay in Rishikesh, in which the government of India launched a website «Stranded in India».

Rishikesh attractive to tourists partly because there in the ‘ 60s carried the owl the band «the Beatles». In 1968 Paul McCartney, John Lennon, George Harrison and Ringo Starr, fleeing from the universal Beatlemania took refuge in Rishikesh, where they were engaged in spiritual enlightenment and became immersed in Indian culture. During his stay in the Ashram Fab four recorded 40 songs — some of them were included in the legendary album «Abbey Road» and «The White Album».

India has been in quarantine since the end of March, whose term was to expire April 15, but it was extended until may 3. The country registered more than 15,700 cases of coronavirus among which 507 fatal.