Covid-19: Govt bans passengers from Afghanistan, Philippines, Malaysia

The government on Tuesday banned the entry of passengers from Afghanistan, Philippines and Malaysia to India with immediate effect, according to an additional travel advisory.

Covid-19: Govt bans passengers from Afghanistan, Philippines, Malaysia
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New Delhi, March 17: The government on Tuesday banned the entry of passengers from Afghanistan, Philippines and Malaysia to India with immediate effect, according to an additional travel advisory.


In continuation of the travel advisory issued on March 11 and March 16, the following additional advisory has been issued.


"Travel of passengers from Afghanistan, Philippines and Malaysia to India is prohibited with immediate effect," it said.


This instruction is a temporary measure and shall be in force till March 31 and will be reviewed subsequently.


With coronavirus cases swelling in the country, the government banned the entry of passengers from EU countries, Turkey and the UK from March 18 till March 31 on Monday.


PTI


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