Kuwait suspends flights to and from Bangladesh over coronavirus

- A Monitor Desk Report 07 Mar, 2020 | 980 Views|-+
Dhaka: Kuwait suspended on March 7 all flights to and from Bangladesh and six other countries over coronavirus concerns. The six other countries are Egypt, Lebanon, Syria, Philippines, India and Sri-Lanka.

The State of Kuwait has cancelled flights to and from the aforementioned countries for a week starting on March 7, Civil Aviation Directorate of Kuwait said in a statement.

Kuwait also banned entry of anyone without a PCR Certificate confirming “virus-free” who has been in the seven countries in the last two weeks.

Kuwaitis coming from the seven countries are exempted from this; they will be allowed entry but will have to submit to quarantine procedures, the Civil Aviation Directorate added.

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