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China to allow Indian travellers only if they take Chinese vaccines; Health Ministry tells Maharashtra to plan for ‘worst-case scenario'

The Hindu | 16/03/2021 08:41 PM | Click to read full article

A number of China’s overseas missions, including its embassy in New Delhi, have announced they will begin “facilitating” travellers provided they have taken “Chinese-made COVID-19 vaccines”. The Health Ministry has cautioned Maharashtra to plan for a “worst-case scenario” with sufficient lead time as the State continues to report the maximum number of new daily COVID-19 cases and deaths across India.