Tuesday, March 10, 2020

Coronavirus |Qatar bans entry of people from India, 13 other countries

Qatar has banned entrance of people coming from India and 13 additional countries in the aftermath of coronavirus outbreak.

The Ban would be applicable to people coming from Thailand, Sri Lanka, Syria and Bangladesh, China, Egypt, Iran, Iraq, Lebanon, Nepal, Pakistan, Philippines, South Korea.

"This Conclusion comes as a preventative measure on account of the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19) globally," Qatar authorities said in a statement dated March 8.

Flights have ceased sources said.

Qatar Airways operates 102 weekly flights from Doha to 13 Indian cities, such as New Delhi.

According To the announcement, the suspension of entrance would impact all people intending to input from such countries, such as visas upon arrival, people who have home or work permit, and people.

Qatar Airways declared suspension of Flights to and from Italy, among those countries worst affected by the coronavirus epidemic.

Comprise GoAir IndiGo and Air India.

There was no announcement from the 3 airlines regarding the status of the flights.

Meanwhile, Kuwait on Saturday had suspended operations of flights to and from India and six other countries in the aftermath of this coronavirus outbreak.


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