Turkey halts flights from Brazil due to coronavirus variant -minister

PUBLISHED: Fri, 22 Jan 2021 17:00:22 GMT

ISTANBUL, Jan 22 (Reuters) – Turkey has temporarily stopped flights from Brazil due to the rise in cases of the new coronavirus variant, Health Minister Fahrettin Koca said on Twitter.

Ankara had previously halted flights from the United Kingdom, Denmark and South Africa due to the new variant. (Reporting by Ali Kucukgocmen)

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