#India 606, 10 deaths
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#Pakistan 1022, 8 deaths
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With coronavirus pandemic, the Himalyan kingdom of Bhutan has closed down all its international borders with India.
It has also restricted all the international crossings with effect from Tuesday.
In a statement, Ministry of Home & Cultural Affairs, Royal Government of Bhutan issued a public notification in this regard which read, “In view of the rapidly evolving situation in the region regarding COVID-19 and to mitigate the risks posed by this pandemic, all international borders shall be closed with effect from 6 am of Monday until further notice.”
Announcement further adds, Bhutanese arriving at border crossings shall be allowed to enter Bhutan subject to medical screening and a mandatory two week quarantine at a designated facility adding that foreigners residing in the kingdom will be allowed to exit.
The notification has been issued in consultation with the Prime Minister’s office, Bhutan for strict compliance, it further stated.
Four districts of Bodoland Territorial Area District (BTAD) of Assam shares international borders with Bhutan at various places viz Saralpara (Kokrajhar), Dadgiri (Chirang), Darranga (Baksa) and Bhairabkunda (Udalguri).
Bongaigaon, Gelephu border near Bongaigaon district is another district to be affected by the closure.
COVID-19 has locked us down for a moment and it is good to stay home and stay safe to slow the spread of coronavirus. But that doesn’t mean you should forcibly place on hold and not plan for your next virtual travel opportunities.
1~ Washing your hand regularly with soap and water for atleast 20 seconds is one of the best preventive measures against spread of Novel Corona virus.
2~ Maintain 1m or 3ft distance from each other under unavoidable circumstances.
3~ Avoid Mass gatherings.
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