New Delhi, Mar 23: The Centre on Monday closed down all 107 Immigration Check Posts (ICPs) for all incoming passenger traffic in view of coronavirus or COVID19 outbreak in the country.
According to an order by the ‘Foreign Division’of Union Home Ministry on March 23, all 107 ICPs located at airports, seaports, land posts,all rail ports and river post have been closed till further order.
However, the vehicles, trains, carrying goods, for trade or essential goods and supplies have been exempted from this prohibition along with their crew, driver, helper, cleaner with subject to their thorough screening by medical staff for COVID19.
This order in in continuation of restrictions and advisories including those dated March 19 and 21,by the Bureau of Immigration (BoI) for the restrictions at some ICPs. (UNI)