The ban will come into force on May 4 due to the aggravation of the epidemic and new strains of coronavirus in India.
The administration of US President Joe Biden will ban travel from India in connection with a surge in cases of COVID-19. This was stated by White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki, The Hill reports on Friday, April 30.
вЂњOn the recommendation of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the administration will restrict travel from India immediately. This policy will be implemented in light of the extremely high incidence of COVID-19 and the numerous variants circulating in India. The restriction will take effect on May 4, вЂњ Psaki said.
Recall that the United States will allocate money to India to fight COVID-19. The first American planes arrived in India on April 29, and this will continue until next week.
It was also reported that an increase in COVID cases is expected in India. The peak incidence of coronavirus infection is predicted in the first week of May. In the country-208 thousand deaths.