India is fighting a second wave of the pandemic with greater than 3,00,000 every day new coronavirus instances being reported up to now few days, and hospitals are reeling beneath a scarcity of medical oxygen and beds.
“Do not travel to India due to COVID-19. Exercise increased caution due to crime and terrorism,” the State Department mentioned on Wednesday in its newest travel advisory that appeared equivalent to the one issued on April 28.
Both the travel advisory has been marked ‘Level 4’ which is the very best warning stage.
On April 28, the Department authorised the voluntary departure of relations of US authorities workers.
On May 5, the Department authorised the voluntary departure of non-emergency US authorities workers.
“US citizens who wish to depart India should take advantage of available commercial transportation options,” it mentioned.
Last week, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued a Level 4 Travel Health Notice for India due to COVID-19, indicating a really excessive stage of COVID-19 within the nation.
A file 3,780 contemporary COVID-19 fatalities had been registered in a single day in India taking the loss of life toll to 2,26,188, whereas 3,82,315 new coronavirus infections had been recorded, in accordance to the Union Health Ministry knowledge up to date on Wednesday. With the contemporary instances, the overall tally of COVID-19 instances within the nation climbed to 2,06,65,148.