The Ministry of Health stated that quarantining all those arriving from Italy, South Korea and Iran which are severely affected by COVID-19, will commence from today.
Meanwhile, Qatar has temporarily barred travellers from 14 countries as a precaution against the rapidly spreading coronavirus.
The ban covers Sri Lanka, China, Egypt, India, Iran, Iraq, Lebanon, Bangladesh, Nepal, Pakistan, Philippines, South Korea, Syria and Thailand.
Qatar Airways had already suspended flights to and from Italy.
The total number of infected people worldwide stands at 109,457 while the death toll stands at 3,816.
Oil prices crashed in Asia on Monday by more than 20% in what analysts are calling the start of a price war.
Top oil exporter Saudi Arabia slashed its oil prices at the weekend after it failed to convince Russia on Friday to back sharp production cuts.