COVID-19: Morocco Temporarily Suspends Flights With Turkey

Rabat – Morocco’s government suspended flights with Turkey as part of the North African country’s preventive measures to contain the spread of COVID-19. The Embassy of Turkey in Morocco announced  the news today, saying Rabat decided to suspend flights coming from Turkey and “some other countries,” starting February 22. The measure will continue for 15 […] The post COVID-19: Morocco Temporarily Suspends Flights With Turkey appeared first on Morocco World News.

COVID-19: Morocco Temporarily Suspends Flights With Turkey

Rabat – Morocco’s government suspended flights with Turkey as part of the North African country’s preventive measures to contain the spread of COVID-19.

The Embassy of Turkey in Morocco announced  the news today, saying Rabat decided to suspend flights coming from Turkey and “some other countries,” starting February 22.

The measure will continue for 15 days, the embassy said.

The embassy  vowed to continue to provide updates  about the  measures.

Morocco’s government has not yet released a statement regarding its  to suspend flights with Turkey and some “other countries.”

Morocco is still under a state of emergency as its continues its fight  to limit the spread of COVID-19.

The state of emergency has been  ongoing since March 2020.

The country has so far confirmed 481, 155 COVID-19 cases, including 464,664 recoveries, and 8,554 deaths.

Despite its decision to suspend flights with the UK amid the emergence of the new strain of COVID-189, Morocco has recorded 24 cases of the new “English” variant.

On February 20, the Moroccan Health Ministry warned citizens against relaxing their vigilance to curb the spread of both the original and new strains of the virus. 

The ministry asked all citizens and residents to comply with all preventive measures to limit the spread of the pandemic.

Morocco launched its anti-COVID-19 vaccination campaign on January 28.

The country has since vaccinated over 2,447,716 people to, with the government saying that the aim is to immunize  80% of the Moroccan population.

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