Morocco suspended flights with 18 other countries as part of the preventive measures to limit the spread of COVID-19.
Rabat – Morocco decided to suspend flights with Algeria and Egypt as part of the preventive measures to limit the spread of COVID-19.
The Moroccan National Airport Office (ONDA) announced the news today.
The measure will run until March 21.
“Passengers coming from these countries through another country are also concerned,” ONDA announced.
Morocco’s government also decided to suspend flights with 18 other countries.
The list of other countries with which Morocco suspended flights includes Italy, Belgium, Turkey, Switzerland, Germany, The Netherlands, Austria, Portugal, Sweden, Ukraine, and the Czech Republic.
Morocco also suspended flights with Australia, Ireland, New Zealand, South Africa, Denmark, UK, and Brazil.
The measure, which also seeks to limit the spread of the new COVID-19 variants, is part of Morocco’s state of emergency.
On Thursday, Morocco extended the state of emergency until April 10.
The state of emergency allows the government and authorities to take proactive measures to limit the spread of the pandemic.
Under the state of emergency, on Monday, Morocco extended the night curfew by two more weeks.
The country recorded 485,147 COVID-19 cases, including 8,669 deaths, and 470, 933 recoveries.
Morocco launched the anti-COVID-19 vaccination campaign on January 28.
Over 3,820,097 people have received the first dose of the vaccine. Meanwhile, 413,032 citizens and residents have received the second dose as of March 4.