Sudan stops visas and flights for eight countries including Egypt over coronavirus: statement

KHARTOUM (Reuters) – Sudan stopped visa issuances and flight services to eight countries including neighbor Egypt and Italy over fears of the coronavirus outbreak, a government statement said on Thursday.

Sudan will also halt bus trips to Egypt, the statement said.

Reporting by Khaled Abdelaziz and Hesham Abdul Khalek; Writing by Ulf Laessing; Editing by Chizu Nomiyama

Image: Travelers wear masks at Dubai International Airport, after the UAE’s Ministry of Health and Community Prevention confirmed the country’s first case of coronavirus, in Dubai, United Arab Emirates January 29, 2020. REUTERS/Christopher Pike/

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