Following the example of several European countries, the United States and Australia have decided to restrict passenger traffic from India to the sky-high corona infection figures in the Asian country.
Hundreds of thousands of new infections are now being diagnosed there every day, and thousands of new corona deaths occur every day.
US President Joe Biden imposed new travel restrictions on India on Friday. Most foreigners can no longer enter the United States from India. The new measures took effect Tuesday and were advised by the Centres for Disease Prevention (CDC).
Australia has decided to deny entry to the country for its citizens and residents who have been in India in the past two weeks. This measure will be in effect from Monday, and anyone who does not comply will risk imprisonment in addition to a fine.