Int'l commercial flights to remain suspended in Angola due to COVID-19

Source: Xinhua| 2020-06-27 15:48:31|Editor: huaxia
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LUANDA, June 27 (Xinhua) -- Regular international commercial flights to and from Angola will remain suspended indefinitely as the COVID-19 pandemic worsens in the country, the local transport authorities announced here on Friday.

A press release from the country's Ministry of Transport said the decision aims to combat and prevent COVID-19.

The ministry reiterated that the resumption of commercial flights is dependent on how COVID-19 evolves in the country.

According to the ministry, only humanitarian and special flights to return nationals or repatriate foreigners residing in Angola will be allowed to leave and enter the southern African country.

Angola has so far registered 244 positive cases, 81 recoveries and 10 deaths. Enditem