New Delhi: The Russian Embassy on Tuesday confirmed that it has removed all kinds of travel restrictions from India, Finland, Vietnam and Qatar which was imposed due to the COVID-19 pandemic on March last year.Also Read - Test For TB If Cough Persists: Centre Issues Revised Clinical Guidance For COVID Patients

Taking to social media platform Twitter, the Russian Embassy announced, “For citizens of Finland, Vietnam, #India & Qatar the restrictions on entry to Russia, imposed due to spread of COVID19, are being lifted. The corresponding order was signed by Chairman of the Russian Government Mikhail Mishustin on January 25, 2021.” Also Read - Janhvi Kapoor in 17K Yellow Bikini Flaunts Her Sartorial Mermaid Looks | See Viral Photos

The Russian government’s press statement specified that citizens of these states and those who have a residence permit will be allowed to enter Russia through air checkpoints. Russian citizens, in turn, can also fly to any of these countries. Also Read - Explained: Why Flights Are Being Canceled Due to 5G Roll Out in US?

The country had imposed travel restrictions on March 16, 2020, amid a surge in coronavirus cases in the country.

Russia has registered 19,290 new COVID-19 cases over the past 24 hours taking the tally to 3,738,690 on Monday.

(With ANI inputs)