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Morocco halts flights with UK, Germany, Netherlands over virus
AFP , Wednesday 20 Oct 2021
Morocco is suspending flights to and from Britain, Germany and the Netherlands due to concerns about coronavirus trends in those countries, official sources in the North African kingdom said Wednesday.

Morocco s National carrier Royal Air Maroc . YouTube
Flights will stop from 11:59 pm (2259 GMT) Wednesday "until further notice", the national airports office (ONDA) said on Twitter.
National carrier Royal Air Maroc said the decision was "due to the evolution of the pandemic" in these three European countries.
 
Upon decisions of national authorities and following the pandemic situation, flights from/to Germany, Netherlands and the UK are suspended from today, Wednesday 20th Oct at 23:59.
— Royal Air Maroc (@RAM_Maroc) October 20, 2021
Earlier this month, Rabat suspended air links with Russia for the same reason.
Britain on Tuesday said it was monitoring a sub-variant of the Delta strain of the novel coronavirus, seen in a growing number of cases in the country.
Prime Minister Boris Johnson's spokesman said the government was keeping a "close eye" on the AY.4.2 variant but said there was no evidence it spreads more easily.
Overall infection rates in Britain remain stubbornly high, despite high rates of vaccination.
Infection rates in Germany and the Netherlands have risen recently.
Morocco, a country of around 30 million people, has officially recorded more than 940,000 Covid-19 cases and more than 14,500 deaths.
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