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Covid-19 pandemic: Saudi Arabia suspends travel to and from India, Brazil and Argentina due to rising coronavirus cases

Saudi Arabia on Wednesday suspended air travel to and from India, Brazil and Argentina, in view of the COVID-19 pandemic. According to the country’s Civil Aviation Authority, people with travel history to any of the mentioned countries 14 days prior to their arrival to the Kingdom, have also been barred.

travel Updated: Sep 23, 2020, 19:10 IST
Asian News International | Posted by: Alfea Jamal
Asian News International | Posted by: Alfea Jamal
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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Saudi Arabia on Wednesday suspended air travel to and from India, Brazil and Argentina, in view of the Covid-19 pandemic. According to the country’s Civil Aviation Authority, people with travel history to any of the mentioned countries 14 days prior to their arrival to the Kingdom, have also been barred. “Suspending travel to and from the following countries (India, Brazil, and Argentina) including any person who has been in any of the mentioned countries in the last (14) days prior to their arrival to the Kingdom,” General Authority of Civil Aviation said in a statement.

However, those who have official government invitations are excluded.According to the Johns Hopkins Unversity, there are 330,798 COVID-19 cases in the country.

(This story has been published from a wire agency feed without modifications to the text. Only the headline has been changed.)

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