Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on Thursday suspended flights from Europe and Colombia for a month over concerns for coronavirus.
During a live televised press conference, Maduro said the government is evaluating whether or not to suspend flights from other regions in the coming weeks.
He also ordered the cancellation of public gatherings like concerts and rallies and said he does not rule out closing the borders with Colombia and Brazil.
“Beyond ideological differences, this is a real humanitarian situation and we need to coordinate between governments,” he addressed Colombian president Ivan Duque.
Speaking from the presidential palace in