Iraq suspends flights at domestic airports over coronavirus fears

Iraqi medical staff check passengers' temperature, amid coronavirus outbreak, upon their arrival from Iran, at Najaf airport in Iraq March 5, 2020. (Reuters)

Iraq has suspended flights at its domestic airports from March 17 to March 24 as the coronavirus spreads, the civil aviation authority said on Monday according to the state news agency.

On Sunday, Iraq suspended all flights to and from Baghdad international airport over the same period.

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