COVID 19 Outbreak: Health Ministry Issues New Travel Advisory

New Delhi: Ministry of Health & Family Welfare on Wednesday issued a fresh travel advisory in view of the evolving situation related to Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) being reported from other countries.

In a press release, the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare said that Indians are advised to refrain from non-essential travel to the Republic of Korea, Iran and Italy.

People coming from Republic of Korea, Iran and Italy or having such travel history since 10th February 2020 may be quarantined for 14 days on arrival to India, it added.

It further said that people can contact on 24X7 Health ministry Control Room helpline number +91-11-23978046 or email at ncov2019@gmail.com for any technical queries.

(With PIB Inputs)