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Saudi Arabia lifts ban on flights from 6 countries

Travelers will be quarantined for five days before being allowed into kingdom

Tariq Khaled   | 01.12.2021
Saudi Arabia lifts ban on flights from 6 countries

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia on Wednesday lifted a ban on flights from six countries after suspension due to the omicron variant of coronavirus.

The Saudi Ministry of Interior said flights will be allowed from Indonesia, Pakistan, Brazil, Vietnam, Egypt and India.

Travelers from these countries, however, will be quarantined for five days before being allowed into the kingdom.

The decision comes at a time when countries around the world have begun to impose restrictions on foreign arrivals to their lands, as part of efforts to stem the spread of the new COVID variant.

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