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Covid: Morocco suspends flights with Germany, the Netherlands and the United Kingdom

2021-10-20T13:54:43.068Z

The Moroccan authorities have decided to suspend flights to and from Germany, the Netherlands and the United Kingdom due to the evolution of the ...



The Moroccan authorities have decided to suspend flights to and from Germany, the Netherlands and the United Kingdom due to the evolution of the health situation in these three countries, official sources learned on Wednesday. .

"

Suspension by the Moroccan authorities, from 10/20/2021 at 11.59pm and until further notice, of flights from and to: - Germany - Netherlands - United Kingdom

", announced in a tweet l 'National Airports Office (ONDA).

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According to the national company Royal Air Maroc (RAM), this decision was taken "

because of the evolution of the pandemic

" in the three European countries. On October 5, Rabat had already suspended - for the same reason - air links with Russia, which records daily coronavirus contamination records.

Faced with a rise in Covid-19 infections, the British government said on Tuesday to "

monitor very closely

" a new sub-variant ("

AY4.2

") of the highly contagious Delta spreading in the United Kingdom.

The UK is facing a growing number of positive cases, now exceeding 40,000 every day, a much higher incidence rate than in the rest of Europe.

The number of contaminations is also on the rise in the Netherlands and Germany.

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Morocco, where the contaminations and deaths curve is decreasing, aims to immunize 80% of the population (or 30 million people).

At the beginning of October, he launched his campaign for a third dose of vaccine.

A health pass will come into effect there from Thursday.

Source: lefigaro

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