The United States is set to limit its travel to India from Tuesday as the Asian country continues to struggle to contain COVID-19 on its borders.
This News has flooded the world once again with great worries over the past few days, making even God wonder about the quiddity of this virus.
India shattered the hopes of discovering the vaccine for this epidemic, aiming to destroy the Corona nightmare once and for all.
Foreign nationals who have been in India for the past 14 days are reportedly being quarantined by the order of the Biden government.
However, it seems that this restriction probably does not apply to US citizens, permanent residents, humanitarian workers, and others with special exemptions.
Similar policies have already been applied to travellers who have recently visited South Africa, Brazil, the United Kingdom, Ireland and the Schengen area of Europe.
The White House said that they have had consulted with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and made their latest decision based on high COVID-19 cases in India and the emergence of various types of concerns in the US.
Congressional offices and airlines have been notified of the decision.
Anyone still able to enter the United States from India must have a COVID-19 test before departure and again when landing in the United States.
If a traveller is not fully vaccinated against COVID-19, he or she should be quarantined upon arrival in the United States.
Italy, Britain and Singapore have already imposed similar restrictions on travel from India. Meanwhile, Canada, Hong Kong and New Zealand have suspended commercial air travel with the country.
According to the latest statics from the World Health Organization, India has more than 18.7 million cases of COVID-19 and more than 208,300 deaths. Official statics show that 3,500 COVID-19 deaths have been reported in India in the last 24 hours alone.