Ogbeta.ng: Coronavirus: Algeria and Morocco suspend flights

Saturday, 14 March 2020

Coronavirus: Algeria and Morocco suspend flights

Algeria and Morocco have suspended flights between the two countries to prevent the spread of coronavirus.


A statement from the Algerian president’s office said an agreement had been reached with the Moroccan government to suspend flights between the two countries to help fight Covid-19.

On Thursday, Algeria announced a second death from coronavirus in the country and a total of 26 confirmed cases.

Morocco's health authorities announced on Friday that it had a new case, the 7th in total.

The latest case is a 39-year-old man from Spain who had symptoms of Covid-19 and was being treated in the city of Casablanca.

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