India can Face Fine
Australians returning from India can face Jail for 5 years and fines, said the ruling. According to the Health Ministry of Australia, the move came forward. In addition, as a result of the proportion of quarantined Australians returned from India.
Following the severity of the outbreak in India, hospitals are struggling with an acute shortage of oxygen and running out of bed. Also, the death toll has climbed at an alarming rate that brings India to the second most affected country in the world. Thousands of Australians are currently residing in India and the current move consists of a disproportionate decision, said sources.
An approximation counts 9000 Australians are currently in India with hundreds classified as vulnerable.
India Residents Face Fine
Australia has implemented stringent measures to control the spread of the pandemic. With consistent planning and implementation, the country has almost zero cases of the virus. The health ministry extending its efforts to maintain control while also protecting the integrity of the public health and the countermeasures deployed.