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Italy suspends flights to and from the UK due to fear of virus: Foreign Minister

Milan: Italy will suspend flights to and from the UK for fear of new strains of coronavirus detected there, Foreign Minister Luigi Di Maio said in a Facebook post.

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and scientists announced on Saturday that new strains of the virus identified in the country are up to 70% more infectious than the original version.

“As a government, we have a duty to protect Italians, so we are going to sign a clause with the UK Ministry to suspend flights to the UK after notifying the UK Government.” Dimaio said. “Our priority is to protect Italy and our compatriots.”



Italy suspends flights to and from the UK due to fear of virus: Foreign Minister

Source link Italy suspends flights to and from the UK due to fear of virus: Foreign Minister

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