It has forced the airlines world over to shut flights and passenger to cancel their trips.
"The international passenger traffic ar Mumbai airport has dropped significantly in March due to the coroavirus infection concerns. The decline in traffic is any where between 55-70 per cent," the official told PTI.
It may be mentioned here that the government has already announced a complete ban on international commercial flights to and from India for a week, starting Sunday.
The official, however, said that domestic passenger traffic, though, doing better, it is likely to have some impact too, going forward.