India on Wednesday registered over 2.94 lakh fresh Covid-19 cases, the second highest daily case count ever recorded by any country, even as the day’s death toll crossed 2,000 for the first time since the pandemic’s outbreak.
On Monday, the United Kingdom put India on its travel 'red list' effective Friday. Shortly after that, the US Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) put out an advisory saying 'Travelers should avoid all travel to India'
According to a survey, Indian travellers journeyed on an average of 780 km per booking this year compared to 1,786 km per booking from June to August 2019. This is slightly lower than the global average of 63 percent.