Coronavirus: all foreign travel to be banned in EU

Coronavirus: all foreign travel to be banned in EU

The EU is said to suspend all foreign travel for at least 30 days. That means that people from other regions will not be able enter the territory of the European Union. Only EU residents and their families and healthcare workers will be allowed to travel to the EU.

Also, countries inside the EU will close their borders.

Brussels has said that the measure is needed to try to slowdown the spread of the novel coronavirus that is now ravaging the region being, according to the WHO, the epicenter of the pandemic.

The number of cases outside China has now surpassed those in China (the original center of the outbreak).

As of now, about 175,438 people from around the world have been know to be have COVID-19. About 6,713 people have already died. About 77,867 people have recovered.

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