CORONAVIRUS

Saudi Arabia Urges Against Travel Outside Kingdom Amid COVID – 19 Concerns

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia – Saudi Arabia’s Public Health Authority (Weqaya) is urging citizens and residents to avoid ‘unnecessary’ travel outside the country amid rising COVID-19 cases and the new omicron variant. ‘Weqaya has recommended avoiding unnecessary travel outside the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, especially to high – risk countries, given the significant increase in the number…

Turkey Closes Borders To Five Countries Due To New COVID-19 Variant

PARIS, France – Turkey closed its borders to passengers from five countries as a measure against the new coronavirus variant, Turkish Health Minister Fahrettin Koca said on Friday. Travellers from Botswana, South Africa, Mozambique, Namibia and Zimbabwe will not be allowed to enter as of Friday night due to rising cases of the new variant, Koca…