As the number of reported cases in Saudi Arabia has increased to 45, the Saudi government has taken extremely cautious steps by banning the travel from 50 countries in the world.
A statement by the Saudi Ministry of Interior said Saudi citizens and nationals of the countries covered by the ban who have valid residency in the Kingdom are given a 72-hour period to return to Saudi Arabia before the travel suspension decision becomes effective.
All the flights from the following 50 countries will be suspended after 72 hours and no citizen or resident will be allowed to enter. Here is a list of 50 countries.
The Middle East and North Africa
- United Arab Emirates
- The Philippines
- South Korea
- Sri Lanka
- South Sudan
- Czech Republic
- Switzerland (non-EU member)