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Saudi to suspend all international flights over Covid19 fears

AFP
Published : Mar 14, 2020, 12:42 pm IST
Updated : Mar 14, 2020, 12:42 pm IST

More than 1,45,000 cases of virus have been reported worldwide

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Saudi Arabia said Saturday it would suspend international flights for two weeks in response to the coronavirus outbreak.

"The Kingdom's government decided to suspend international flights for two weeks (Starting from Sunday March 15th) as part of its efforts to prevent the spread of #CoronaVirus," the foreign ministry tweeted.

 

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