Algeria not to suspend flights over coronavirus - official

Algeria is not contemplating a suspension in flights but will reinforce controls on planes from Italy after it confirmed its first case of coronavirus in an Italian man, a health ministry official said on Wednesday.
Everyone who has been in contact with the 61-year-old, who arrived in Algeria on Feb. 17 and is based in the southern Ouargla area, an energy industry center, is being monitored, Djamel Fouar told a news conference in Algiers.