Morocco closes its borders to travelers from China

The ban will come into effect “from January 3 and until further notice”.

Morocco announced on Saturday to prohibit the entry into its territory of travelers from China from January 3.in order to avoid a new wave of contaminationto the coronavirus.

The Moroccan authorities have decided to prohibit access to the territory of the Kingdom of Morocco to all travelers, regardless of their nationality, coming from the People’s Republic of China“Said a press release from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

The ban will come into effect “from January 3 and until further notice“, specifies the same source.

A decision madein light of the evolution of the health situation related to Covid-19 in China“, and “in order to avoid a new wave of contamination in Morocco and all its consequences“explains the ministry.

Three years after the first cases of coronavirus appeared in Wuhan, in central China, Beijing on December 7 ended without warning its draconian so-called “zero covid“.

A lifting of restrictions which exploded the cases of Covid-19 contamination in the country.

France, Italy, Spain and the United Kingdom, like the United States or South Korea, decided this week to impose a Covid test on travelers coming from China.

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