COVID-19: Indian Embassy in US set up helplines for queries on govt travel advisory
India on Thursday suspended all visas with some exceptions including diplomatic and official travel as coronavirus cases continue to proliferate around the world. The Indian Embassy in the US issued an advisory on travel to India.
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Air travellers from Italy, South Korea to carry medical certificate
The new measures come amid 29 people, including 16 Italian tourists, tested positive for coronavirus till Wednesday. The list includes the first three cases in the country from Kerala last month.
People with travel history to Italy, S Korea need 'negative' COVID-19 certificate to enter India
In addition to visa restrictions already in place, people travelling from or having visited Italy and South Korea will now have to mandatorily submit certificate of having tested negative for COVID-19 from laboratories authorised by the health authorities of their countries.
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