Colombia’s President Ivan Duque suspended the arrival of international flights Thursday for one month because of concerns about the coronavirus.

“I want to inform all Colombians: From 00:00 on March 23, the arrival of all international passenger flights to the country’s airports is prohibited for a period of 30 days,” Duque announced on Twitter.

The announcement came days after he imposed measures Sunday blocking the entry of non-residents to Colombia to curb the spread of the virus as the number of confirmed cases continue to rise.

Last week, the government also decided to restrict the entry of those from

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