Iran bans flights from India and Pakistan

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Iran bans flights from India and Pakistan

Tehran, April 24

Iran’s state-run IRNA information company is reporting the nation’s civil aviation company has banned all flights to and from India and Pakistan due to the dramatic surge in coronavirus instances within the two nations.

IRNA says the choice was made by Iran’s Health Ministry and it takes impact Saturday at midnight.

Mohammad Hassan Zibakhsh, spokesman for Iran’s Civil Aviation Organisation famous there are not any routine flights between Iran and India and “flights are operated occasionally”.

Several different nations within the area, together with the sheikhdoms of the United Arab Emirates, Oman and Kuwait, even have banned flights to and from India over the rise in coronavirus instances there.

Zibakhsh stated flights to and from 41 nations already have been prohibited in Iran, whereas those that need to fly to different nations listed as excessive danger are required to have a coronavirus take a look at in Iran. Travellers over 8 years outdated have to submit a unfavorable PCR take a look at inside 96 hours of departure and do one other take a look at on arrival.

Health Ministry spokeswoman Sima Sadat Lari stated 18,230 new confirmed instances over 24 hours, bringing Iran’s whole on Saturday to greater than 2,377,000. AP

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