Lebanon on Friday announced suspending transport for all individuals coming from countries hit by coronavirus outbreak.

Public Works and Transport Minister Michel Najjar issued a decision to suspend air, land and sea transport for all passengers arriving from China, South Korea, Iran, and Italy.

Najjar noted that the Lebanese citizens and foreigners residing in Lebanon are not included in the decision.

The list will include more countries, he added, noting that these countries to be determined in the upcoming future.

Najjar said the decision was taken upon a recommendation of the country’s Health Ministry.

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