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Existing visas not valid for those from China, says Indian government amid coronavirus scare 

Existing visas not valid for those from China, says Indian government amid coronavirus scare 

| @indiablooms | 04 Feb 2020, 10:22 am

Beijing/New Delhi/IBNS: Keeping in mind the outbreak of Coronavirus in mind, India on Tuesday announced it has canceled all visas from China issued since Jan 15.

"It is clarified that existing visas are no longer valid. Intending visitors may contact Embassy in Beijing (visa.beijing@mea.gov.in) or the Consulates in Shanghai (Ccons.shanghai@mea.gov.in) and Guangzhou (Visa.guangzhou@mea.gov.in) to apply afresh for an Indian visa," the Indian Embassy in Beijing tweeted.

"All those who are already in India (with regular or e-visa) and had traveled from China after January 15 are requested to contact the hotline number of Ministry of Health and Family Welfare of Government of India (+91-11-23978046 and email: ncov2019@gmail.com)," read another tweet.

Over 400 people have died due to the virus in China so far.

In India, three confirmed cases of the virus have been reported.

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