Coronavirus: COVID-19 Advisory issued, quarantine for travellers from Korea, Iran, Italy

New Delhi: In view of the evolving situation related to COVID-19 being reported from other countries, besides the travel advisories already issued, the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Government of India, produced the following additional directions today:

Indians are advised to refrain from non-essential travel to South Korea, Iran, and Italy.

People coming from South Korea, Iran, and Italy or having such travel history since 10 February may be quarantined for 14 days on arrival to India.

on Feb 25, universal screening at airports began for flights from Kathmandu, Indonesia, Vietnam, and Malaysia, in addition to the universal screening as per earlier advisories. Citizens were also advised to avoid all non-essential travel to Singapore.

For any technical queries, citizens may contact the 24×7 Health ministry Control Room helpline number +91-11-23978046 or email

Also read: Screening flights from 10 countries for coronavirus: Health Minister Vardhan reviews COVID-19

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