The Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has partially suspended all the direct flight operations between Pakistan and China amid of the coronavirus menace, as per the reports of local media.
As per an issued notification by the CAA, the direct flight operations between the two-nation would remain suspended until the 2nd of February, after the decision by a competent authority.
According to a notification, all the direct flight operations between Pakistan and China are to be suspended on an immediate basis, initially until the 2nd of February, subjected to the subsequent review.
On Wednesday, China airline has made the announcement that it is partially suspending its flights between Karachi and Beijing in mid of the Wuhan virus.
It is important to mention that the total number of the confirmed deaths from the newly identified virus in China has surged to 170 and the infections have also increased.
The Chinese health authorities have said that there were 7,711 confirmed cases of the infection as of the end of Wednesday, mostly in Hubei province where the death toll increased y 37 to 162.
Infections have been reported in at least fifteen more nations and with the appearance of the first case in Tibet, in every province and region of mainland China.
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