Accordingly Union health Ministry on wednesday issued a new travel advisory cautioning indians against non-essential travel to south korea, iran, and Italy. The advisory comes in view of the evolving coronavirus outbreak situation with deaths being reported from these countries.
It also states that people coming from these three countries or having such travel history since february 10, are to be quarantined for 14 days on arrival to India. The novel coronavirus outbreak, which was first reported from wuhan in china, has now spread to various countries with over 2,600 deaths reported from china alone while nearly a million have been infected.
Moreover it Chinese was reported that consumers are turning to online consultations in droves for advice about possible coronavirus symptoms a boon for a fledgling industry that has struggled to win over customers. Due to the epidemic, hundreds of millions of Chinese are stuck at home due to quarantine restrictions imposed by authorities or companies. Even if not under quarantine, many are too worried to venture for long outside or to visit a hospital for other ailments as they fear they might catch the highly contagious virus.