Additional advisory for Novel Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19)


NEW DELHI | March 19:

Here are the additional advisory for Novel Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) issued by the Press Information Bureau (PIB)

  • No scheduled  international  commercial  passenger  aircraft  shall  be allowed to land in India from March 22, 2020 for one week.
  • State Governments shall issue appropriate directions so that all citizens above 65 (other than for medical assistance)   except for public representatives/govt. servants/medical professionals are advised to remain at home.
  • Similarly, all children below 10 should be advised to stay at home and not to venture out.
  • Railways and civil aviation shall suspend all concessional travel except for students, patients and divyang category.
  • States are being requested to enforce work for home for pvt. Sector employees except those working in emergency/essential services.
  • To reduce crowding all Group B and C Central govt. employees will be asked to attend   offices   on   alternate   week   and   staggered   timings  for   all employees.