This Article is From Mar 09, 2020

India Among 14 Nations On Qatar's Travel Ban List Over Coronavirus Fears

Cornavirus: The ban covers China, Egypt, India, Iran, Iraq, Lebanon, Bangladesh, Nepal, Pakistan, Philippines, South Korea, Sri Lanka, Syria and Thailand.

India Among 14 Nations On Qatar's Travel Ban List Over Coronavirus Fears

Coronavirus: Qatar reported three more cases of the virus on Sunday, bringing the total there to 15.

Highlights

  • Qatar reported three more cases of the virus on Sunday
  • China, Iran, Pak, Nepal, South Korea, Bangladesh travellers also banned
  • Qatar Airways had already suspended flights to and from Italy
Cairo:

Qatar has temporarily barred travellers from 14 countries from March 9 as a precaution against the rapidly spreading coronavirus, the government announced on Sunday.

The ban covers China, Egypt, India, Iran, Iraq, Lebanon, Bangladesh, Nepal, Pakistan, Philippines, South Korea, Sri Lanka, Syria and Thailand.

Qatar Airways had already suspended flights to and from Italy.

Qatar reported three more cases of the virus on Sunday, bringing the total there to 15.

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