Egypt Independent

Qatar imposes temporary entrance restriction on visitors from Egypt



CAIRO (Reuters) – Qatar has imposed a temporary entrance restriction to its territories on visitors from Egypt via intermediate points because of the spread of the new coronavirus, the state news agency reported on Sunday.

Qatar discovered two new coronavirus cases on Sunday, bringing its total to three.

Reporting by Hesham Abdul Khalek; Editing by David Goodman

Image: A pedestrian wearing a face mask crosses a square in western Tehran, Iran, Saturday, Feb. 29, 2020. Iran is preparing for the possibility of “tens of thousands” of people getting tested for the new coronavirus as the number of confirmed cases spiked again Saturday, Health Ministry spokesman Kianoush Jahanpour said, underscoring the fear both at home and abroad over the outbreak in the Islamic Republic. (AP Photo/Vahid Salemi)