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Travel advise based on current status as some countries have closed international entry ports

Answered by: Dr Sashini Seeni

Last Updated: March 7, 2020 4:18 AM

Anonymous 8 months

Should i continue with my travel plans tomorrow to India? What is the directive / advise on this? What are the chances of me contracting or infecting others? I hv slight sore throat too…appreciate the assistance

Dr Sashini Seeni 8 months
General Practitioner


I understand your dilemma to travel to India amidst the COVID-19 outbreak. However, travelling to other countries other than China is still considered safe despite the risk of this disease to spread globally as strict measures are taken by every country to minimise the risk. You may take precautionary measures such as strict hand hygiene and wearing a face mask. As of 6th March, the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in India is 30 according to WHO.

Thank you for your question. I hope this travel advice helps you and answers your question.

Last Updated: Sat Mar 07 2020 04:18:29 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)
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