14 March 2020 – All people on flight from Iraq quarantined for suspicion of Covid-19

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Intervention Categories: Surveillance and response measures; Tracing and quarantining contacts; Education and awareness
Level of Jurisdiction: National

Overview: Tests conducted on a Syrian passenger who had arrived on a plane from Iraq and who was suspected of being infected with Coronavirus (COVID-19) came back negative, proving he is not infected. All the passengers and crews of a plane arriving from Iraq had been sent to a quarantine center due to suspicion of a Coronavirus infection.
Full details here: https://www.sana.sy/en/?p=188330