|20 February, 2020

Kuwait stops all flights to and from Iran

Meanwhile the Ministry of Health has recommended not to travel to the city of Qom in Iran and all arrivals will be quarantined reports Al Rai.

Image used for illustrative purpose. The departure signboard is seen showing cancelled Kuwait Airways flights at the Kuwait International Airport terminal.

Image used for illustrative purpose. The departure signboard is seen showing cancelled Kuwait Airways flights at the Kuwait International Airport terminal.

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KUWAIT CITY - Kuwait on Thursday stopped all flights to and from Iran due to the outbreak of the Coronavirus. The Ministry of Health has called for avoiding travel to the Iranian city of Qom, and announced that a quarantine will be imposed on all those coming to Kuwait.
This measures have been taken by Kuwait authority to prevent spread of virus.

Meanwhile the Ministry of Health has recommended not to travel to the city of Qom in Iran and all arrivals will be quarantined reports Al Rai.

The sources indicated that the Ministry’s recommendations were based on the latest developments in the spread of the Corona virus, COVID-19, and a follow-up of the latest developments around the world regarding the epidemic situation of the virus regionally and globally.

The sources said that the recommendations included suspension of flights to and fro from Islamic Republic of Iran and stop issuing entry visas to the country for those coming from Iran or those who visited them during the last two weeks and may be present in other countries, stressing concern for the health and safety of citizens and residents

 

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