Morocco bans all inbound flights for two weeks starting November 29: statement

Due to concerns over the Omicron COVID-19 variant

  
Travelers return to their plane after it was forced to land in Morocco due to a bomb threat at the airport of Casablanca, Morocco, March 30, 2015. Image for illustrative purposes.

Travelers return to their plane after it was forced to land in Morocco due to a bomb threat at the airport of Casablanca, Morocco, March 30, 2015. Image for illustrative purposes.

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Morocco will ban all inbound international passenger flights for two weeks starting Nov. 29 due to concerns over the Omicron COVID-19 variant, the Moroccan government said in a statement on Sunday.

(Reporting by Ahmed El Jechtimi, Editing by Louise Heavens)


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