Breaking News : Taiwan Issues Travel Alerts For Hong Kong, Macao, Singapore and Thailand
Taiwan authorities as of 30 minutes ago has raised its travel warnings for several regions in Asia that have been affected by the 2019nCoV coronavirus
Taiwan’s Ministry of Health and Welfare said that the warnings are as follows:
Hong Kong and Macao:
Taiwan has raised the travel alerts for the two semi-autonomous Chinese cities to level three, which urges the public not to travel to a location unless it's "necessary." Hong Kong has confirmed 42 cases and one fatality, while Macao has identified 10 infected patients.
Taiwan raised the travel alert to Singapore to level two, which urges citizens to take "protective measures" if they travel there. Forty-five cases have been identified in the city state.
Taiwanese authorities raised the travel alert to Thailand to level one, urging people heading there to "adhere to local preventive measures." The country has confirmed 33 coronavirus cases.
Indian authorities yesterday imposed screenings for all travellers coming from Singapore and Thailand
. This is in addition to Hong Kong. India is expected to issue travel advisories in the next few days with regards to a few countries in South-east Asia.
Many countries from the Middle East, Europe, and Scandinavian countries are also planning to issue travel restrictions to high risk countries in Asia besides either already banning all travel to and from China or are planning to do so shortly.
epidemic is expected to take its toll on Thailand
's tourism and medical tourism industries.
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