Coronavirus | COVID-19 claims India’s third victim in Mumbai

India reported its third death from the COVID-19 pandemic on Tuesday. The Union Ministry of Health put the number of positive cases at 137. However, data from states assume 143. The deceased had a history of traveling to Dubai and was treated in Mumbai, Lav Agarwal, secretary of the Union Ministry of Health, said at […]

Which countries are safe from virus outbreak?

While at home, Australians are encouraged to do business as usual, it’s a different matter for travelers. Prime Minister Scott Morrison has again extended the Australian travel ban to Italian people following a similar ban on South Korea, China and Iran. In addition to level 4 warnings for China, Iran, Italy, and parts of South […]

Coronavirus Italy blocking. What does quarantine mean for tourists?

When Italy was officially banned due to the outbreak of the corona virus, tourists wondered whether they should leave or how they could leave the country at all. Australians are now being instructed by the government not to travel to multiple regions and to rethink their need to travel across the country. The Smartraveller website […]