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Sri Lanka extends travel ban to 11 countries

Author: Theodore Koumelis / Date: Mon, 03/16/2020 - 02:08
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All travel beginning from France, Germany, Spain, Switzerland, Denmark, Netherlands, Sweden and Austria will be banned for two weeks.

Sri Lanka has extended the travel ban to a total of 11 countries, adding eight more countries to the list.

The Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has announced that all travel beginning from France, Germany, Spain, Switzerland, Denmark, Netherlands, Sweden and Austria will be banned for two weeks with effect from March 15th 2020. This is in addition to Italy, South Korea and Iran which is already in place.

The travel ban will commence on all flights arriving after 23:59hrs (local time in Sri Lanka) on March 15th and it will come to an end on 24:00hrs (local time in Sri Lanka) on March 29th.

This applies to any passenger, who is either originating from the aforementioned countries or who had been to these countries within the last 14 days.

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