The united states of America have urged its citizens to consider their travel to India amid the rising number of coronavirus cases in the subcontinent. As per the latest advisory, the US State Department has advised its citizens to exercise increased caution in India due to increased crime and terrorism.
The latest travel advisory comes after the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued a level three travel health notice for India amid rising covid-19 cases.
The state department placed India in the ‘Level-3’ category. In the statement, it stated the risk of contracting Covid-19 and thereby developing severe symptoms that might likely be lower if they are fully vaccinated with an FDA authorized vaccine.
However, it has asked the citizens to review CDC-specific recommendations for non-vaccinated and vaccinated travelers before visiting any international destinations.
The advisory further stated, “Do not travel to: The state of Jammu and Kashmir (except the eastern Ladakh region and its capital, Leh) due to terrorism and civil unrest. Within 10 km of the India-Pakistan border due to the potential for armed conflict.”
Meanwhile, China is making all efforts to prevent the spread of the virus amid the Winter Olympics season, while Europe sees a new surge in the virus.