UAE imposes travel ban

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DUBAI (Reuters); The United Arab Emirates said on Wednesday it had banned its citizens from travelling abroad until further notice over coronavirus fears, the state news agency WAM reported.

The UAE, a major air transit centre and the region’s tourism and business hub, also said it would suspend the issuance of visas on arrival from Thursday until further notice. It had already barred people not qualifying for visas on arrival.