Ships in Corona virus affected countries banned until 31 March, not allowed to arrive at Indian ports

Ships in Corona virus affected countries banned until 31 March, not allowed to arrive at Indian ports

In view of the increasing threat of Corona virus, the Indian government has started taking tough measures. The government said that international passenger ships to Corona virus-affected countries would not be allowed to arrive at Indian ports until 31 March. At the same time, the captain of the ship will have to hand over the documents to the port by a passenger or any member of the crew to travel to the country affected by the corona virus infection. International passenger vessels will only be allowed at ports where there are thermal screening facilities for screening passengers and crew members. 

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The government has also said that if a passenger or a member of the crew of passenger ships shows signs of getting infected with the corona virus, they will not be allowed to get off the ship. The Ministry of Shipping said that only those international passenger vessels will be allowed to arrive at the country’s port, which have informed their arrival schedule by January 1, 2020. 

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Talking about corona virus in India, eight in Kerala, three cases of infection with corona virus were confirmed in Karnataka and Pune in Maharashtra on Tuesday. Thus, the total number of infected persons in the country has increased to 61. However, the Health Ministry said that the total number of confirmed cases is 50, while the remaining are being re-examined for confirmation. According to the news agency language, this number will increase to 61 if new cases declared by the state governments are counted.