Coronavirus threat: Details of tourists from China in district collected
| Wednesday | 5th February, 2020
Toby Antony ByExpress News ServiceKOCHI: The Tourism Department and Ernakulam District Tourism Promotion Council (DTPC) have collected details about 90 foreign tourists who arrived in the district from China and neighbouring countries as part of the precautionary steps against the spread of novel coronavirus (nCoV).
The DTPC and tourism officials contacted hotels and homestays and collected the details about foreign tourists who had arrived from China, Hong Kong, Malaysia and Singapore.
“We have collected the details about 90 tourists who were in the district from China, Hong Kong, Singapore and Malaysia till Monday.
Following the detection of coronavirus cases in the state, foreign tourists have been cancelling their tour programmes to Kerala.
Apart from foreign tourists, cancellation of domestic tour bookings were also reported.
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