Press Information Bureau
Government of India
Ministry of Health and Family Welfare
26-February-2020 12:47 IST
Update on Novel Coronavirus (COVID 19): New Travel Advisory

In view of the evolving situation related to COVID-19 being reported from other countries, besides the travel advisories already issued by Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Government of India, following additional directions are issued:

  1. Indians are advised to refrain from non-essential travel to Republic of Korea, Iran and Italy.
  2. People coming from Republic of Korea, Iran and Italy or having such travel history since 10th February 2020 may be quarantined for 14 days on arrival to India.
  3. For any technical queries, may contact on  24*7 Health ministry Control Room helpline number  +91-11-23978046 or email at