Algeria on Sunday announced the suspension of all flights and sea voyages with France as of March 17 in a move to contain the spread of COVID-19, after registering four deaths.
The decision has been taken after consultations between Algerian Prime Minister Abdelaziz Djerrad and his French counterpart Edouard Philippe, a statement of the prime minister’s office said.
Algeria suspended flights with several other countries, including Italy, Morocco, Spain, Saudi Arabia.
Algeria’s health ministry on Sunday confirmed the death of a fourth patient infected with COVID-19 and the infection of 48 others. Enditem