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India has seen a rapid rise in COVID-19 cases and the death count has also gone up. This has resulted in many countries announcing a ban on Indian travellers.
Here is a list of countries that have issued orders to ban travel to and from India.
Suspending flights from India and Pakistan to Canada for 30 days will help manage the elevated risk of imported cases of COVID-19 and variants of concern into Canada during a time of increasing pressure on our health care system. Learn more: https://t.co/h9pt5zyL2L— Omar Alghabra (@OmarAlghabra) April 22, 2021
India faces the longest country-specific travel ban imposed by Canada. The country has banned all passenger flights from India for 30 days due to the spike in COVID-19 cases. The flight ban was enforced at midnight on April 22.
The National Emergency Crisis and Disasters Emergency Management Authority (NCEMA) and the General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) have announced the suspension of all inbound flights for national and international carriers coming from the Republic of India.#TogetherWeRecover pic.twitter.com/XzCHhvfqJH— NCEMA UAE (@NCEMAUAE) April 22, 2021
The UAE has banned travellers from India for 10 days from April 24 which will take effect from 11.59 pm. The ban is subject to review after 10 days. Passengers who visited India in the last 14 days will also not be allowed to board from any other country to the UAE.
The UK recently included India in its travel red list imposing a ban on entry for all except British or Irish residents. The travel ban on India will be included in the list from 4 am local time on April 23.
France is all set to impose new restrictions on travellers entering from India. The French government has enforced a mandatory 10-day quarantine for travellers arriving from India.
Singapore has announced that people flying from India will have to serve a 21day Stay-at-Home Notice at a designated facility due to the emergence of a new virus strain in the country.
Australia has decided to place restrictions on travel to and from India by reducing almost one-third of flights coming from India. According to the latest reports, Australia has banned all its flights from India for next two weeks.
The Hong Kong government activated an “emergency circuit breaker,” banning passenger flights from India for 14 days from April 20.
Israel has issued a travel advisory requesting its citizens to refrain from travelling to India, Ukraine, Ethiopia, Brazil, South Africa, Mexico, and Turkey.
Oman has announced a complete ban on travelers coming from India from April 24 including those who have entered the country in the last two weeks.
Our neighboring country has also imposed a ban on travellers arriving from India for two weeks from April 19.
Bangladesh has also closed its borders with India for the next two weeks.
Italy too announced a ban on arrivals from India.
One of the most visited destinations by Indians, Thailand has also put a ban on travellers from India. The Thai embassy in India has suspended certificates of entry for non-Thai nationals travelling from India.
The Health Ministry of Iran has also decided to ban all flights to and from India.
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