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Saudi Interior ministry suspended flight operations amid rising Covid-19 cases.

Quarantine will be mandatory on arrival for both Saudis and foreigners.

Zaka Mohsin, Riyadh,

The Saudi Interior Ministry has suspended flight operations due to rising cases of the corona virus. The decision will take effect on July 4.

According to Saudi Arabia’s Interior Ministry, Saudi citizens are barred to travel to Ethiopia, the United Arab Emirates and Vietnam without prior permission from the relevant authorities.

Flights to and from these countries are also banned. Saudis and foreigners coming from these countries will be mandatory hotel quarantine the Interior Ministry added.

The ban would exempt Saudis from countries currently banned will be back by 11pm on Sunday, July 4. Officials say the decision has been made due to the growing number of Code 19 cases in the countries concerned.

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