COUNTRIES MOVE TO CLOSE BORDERS AS PANDEMIC SPREADS

COUNTRIES MOVE TO CLOSE BORDERS AS PANDEMIC SPREADS

COUNTRIES MOVE TO CLOSE BORDERS AS PANDEMIC SPREADS
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COUNTRIES MOVE TO CLOSE BORDERS AS PANDEMIC SPREADS

There are currently more than 125,000 confirmed coronavirus cases around the world, with more than 5,000 deaths.In a bid to contain the virus and stop its spread, an increasing number of countries are locking down their borders and imposing travel restrictions.

With bans being announced and implemented at the last minute, those abroad are left scrambling to get home as airlines and cruise companies announce unprecedented cancellations.

The US is also advising its citizens to reconsider international travel due to coronavirus.

 The country's State Department said that due to the Covid-19 outbreak, travel restrictions could be put into place "without notice".

 Meanwhile, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is warning US citizens to avoid all non-essential travel to a number of European countries, in addition to those in the Schengen area.