Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur termed the walkout unnecessary and said it was done to get media coverage.
The coronavirus cases in Himachal Pradesh, with about 70 lakh population, have reached 8,296, according to data provided by the state health department on Thursday evening.
The COVID-19 cases in Himachal Pradesh have reached 7,832, according to the data provided by the state health department till Tuesday.
Solan accounts for 15 of the total COVID-19 deaths in the state, followed by 10 fatalities in Kangra, eight in Mandi, five each in Hamirpur, Chamba and Una, four in Shimla, and three in Sirmaur.
Jal Shakti Minister Mahender Singh Thakur is unlikely to participate in the Assembly session as he tested positive for the coronavirus on September 3.
Himachal Pradesh temples reopen from September 1; no need to register for entry to state from September 15
The decision was taken by the state cabinet and the religious places will be reopened as per standard operating procedure (SOP) being prepared by the Language, Art And Culture Department.
Unlock 4: Religious places in Himachal Pradesh to open; inter-state public transport buses will not be allowed
The restrictions imposed in view of the COVID-19 outbreak will remain in place till September 30 in accordance with the August 29 directions by the national executive committee.
A division bench of the HC had on August 14 observed that the university may not proceed with the examination schedule.
Out of the total cases, 2,720 people have been cured of the illness while 1,377 cases are still active.
HP Power Minister Sukh Ram Chaudhry had tested positive for coronavirus on Thursday.
Governor Bandaru Dattatreya administered the oath of office to the new ministers at a function in the Raj Bhawan.
Himachal Pradesh CM Jai Ram Thakur tests negative for coronavirus, to remain quarantined for one week
Thakur and his family members had gone into self-isolation on Wednesday afternoon.
It also decided to hike minimum bus fare for the first three kilometres from Rs 5 to Rs 7 in view of the fund crunch due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
In his thirties, Umakanta is into fruit farming after leaving his job at a private company in 2018. And he has been successful in his endeavour.
According to the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Himachal Pradesh's COVID-19 tally has reached 1,046 with 331 are active cases.