23 March 2020 – All crossing points closed for arrivals from Lebanon

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Type of Intervention: Travel restriction
Sectors Involved: Border restriction
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency:

Overview: The Interior Ministry announced that all crossing points have been closed for arrivals from Lebanon as part of the steps to combat Covid-19. The closure includes Syrian citizens, and will be in place until further notice. The decision excludes cargo trucks, with the stipulation that drivers must undergo necessary medical tests at border crossing points. The Kasab crossing point will also be closed until further notice.
Full details here: https://www.sana.sy/en/?p=188685