COVID-19: Morocco suspends flights with Algeria, Egypt

COVID-19: Morocco suspends flights with Algeria, Egypt

Morocco decided on Thursday to stop flights from and to Algeria and Egypt until March 21. The decision is part of the country’s efforts to fight the new coronavirus strains, according to Moroccan authorities.

The same source added that this decision also applies to travelers who come from Algeria and Egypt through countries that still have air links with Morocco.

Algeria and Egypt raise the number of countries with which Morocco decided to suspend flights to 20. These include Italy, Belgium, Turkey, Switzerland, Austria, Germany, Netherlands, Portugal, Czech Republic, Ukraine, Sweden, Australia, Brazil, Ireland, New Zealand, UK, Denmark, and South Africa.

Morocco has announced that only 24 cases of the UK’s coronavirus strain have been recorded within the country so far.

Morocco kickstarted on January 28 a national vaccination campaign, and almost 4 million people have already been vaccinated until now.


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