Australia Coronavirus: Vietnam closes its borders
Canada closes borders amid COVID-19 pandemic
"It's time to take every precaution to keep everyone safe."The only exception is immediate families of citizens, permanent residents, diplomats and US citizens. Anyone who has coronavirus symptoms will be refused entry also.
SANT-CORONAVIRUS-VIETNAM: Coronavirus: Vietnam closes its borders
HANOI (Reuters) - Vietnam will ban access to country to all foreigners from Sunday, except in exceptional cases, to stem the spread of the coronavirus, the government announced on Saturday.
The rare people who go to Vietnam for "diplomatic or exceptional reasons" must have obtained the authorization of the Ministers of the Interior, Health and Foreign Affairs, and will be quarantined, the government added in a communicated.
Vietnam has also announced that it is suspending all international flights.
The balance sheet of the epidemic was established Saturday with 94 cases of confirmed contaminations in the country. No deaths have been reported.
(Khanh Vu, French version Caroline Pailliez)
Coronavirus: Colombia closes its border with Venezuela .
HEALTH-CORONAVIRUS-COLOMBIA: Coronavirus: Colombia closes its border with Venezuela © Reuters / STRINGER CORONAVIRUS: COLOMBIA CLOSES ITS BORDER WITH VENEZUELA BOGOTA (Reuters) - Colombia will close its border with Venezuela and deny entry to its territory to travelers who have stayed in Europe or Asia in the past 14 days, President Ivan Duque announced on Friday evening as part of measures to combat against the epidemic of new coronavirus.