All flights between India and Australia have been suspended as the sub-continent grapples with a tsunami of COVID-19 cases.
Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison announced the decision Tuesday after last week cutting flights between the two countries by 30 percent.
The suspension until May 15 includes government-sponsored repatriation flights to a quarantine facility at Howard Springs in the Northern Territory.
It leaves some 9000 Australians stranded in India, including a number of cricketers, and comes as the number of cases and deaths skyrockets.
Morrison said the suspension would be reviewed before May 15 “in terms read more ⇒