Travellers at the Beijing Capital International Airport. China will lift all border controls on January 8. Photo: EPA-EFE
Travellers at the Beijing Capital International Airport. China will lift all border controls on January 8. Photo: EPA-EFE

Morocco becomes first country to ban China arrivals as concerns grow over Covid-19 surge

  • Anyone arriving from China to be denied entry from January 3, regardless of nationality, Moroccan foreign ministry says
  • North African nation is first in the world to prohibit China arrivals outright while most of the others require pre-departure tests

Travellers at the Beijing Capital International Airport. China will lift all border controls on January 8. Photo: EPA-EFE
Travellers at the Beijing Capital International Airport. China will lift all border controls on January 8. Photo: EPA-EFE
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