The Russian Embassy in Morocco issued an announcement on October 5 about Morocco Suspends Direct Flights.
Announcing decision Morocco Suspends Direct Flights With Russia, but flights connecting through third countries are not restricted.
The announcement said that passengers who want to buy a non-stop ticket to Russia contact their airlines to handle the aftermath.
Russia is currently experiencing the third wave of the coronavirus epidemic, with more than 25000 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 in a single day.
The novel coronavirus mutant “Eta” has recently appeared in 4 regions of Kazakhstan. In response, the Ministry of Health said that the mutant may be highly infectious, and infected people will have symptoms such as high fever, cough, loss of smell and taste.
According to Stanford University’s coronavirus antiviral and drug resistance database, as of late August, the “ETA” virus had appeared in 81 countries around the world.
Coupled with the case in Kazakhstan, at least 82 countries/regions around the world have been affected by the ETA strain. According to the classification of researchers around the world to track the spread of strains, “Eta” strain (B.1.525) is most common in Canada (20%), the United States (16%), Germany (10%), France (9%) and Denmark (8%).