Washington, April 23
The US has advised its residents to avoid travelling to India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Afghanistan and the Maldives due to the sudden surge in Covid instances within the area.
In a collection of travel advisories on Thursday, the authorities additionally urged Americans to rethink travel to China and Nepal; train elevated warning whereas travelling to Sri Lanka and train regular travel precaution to Bhutan, which has been given Level 1, the most secure degree for travelling abroad.
India, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Bangladesh and the Maldives have been put in Level 4, which implies asking Americans not to travel to these international locations.
“Do not travel to India due to Covid, crime, and terrorism,” the State Department mentioned in its newest travel advisory on India, days after the Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued the same warning for India.
The CDC issued a Level 4 Travel Health Notice for India due to Covid, indicating a really excessive degree of Covid within the nation.
“Do not travel to the Maldives due to Covid. Exercise increased caution in the Maldives due to terrorism,” the State Department mentioned in its travel advisory for the nation.
“Do not travel to Pakistan due to Covid. Reconsider travel to Pakistan due to terrorism and sectarian violence. Some areas have increased risk,” the State Department mentioned.
Terrorist teams continued plotting assaults in Pakistan, it mentioned.
In its advisory on Afghanistan, the State Department requested its residents not to travel to Afghanistan due to Covid, crime, terrorism, civil unrest, kidnapping, and armed battle.
“Do not travel to Bangladesh due to Covid. Exercise increased caution in Bangladesh due to crime, terrorism, and kidnapping,” it mentioned. PTI