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Saudi Arabia extends entry ban on coronavirus variant fears - state news agency

CAIRO - Dec 28 (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia interior ministry on Monday extended a ban on entry to the kingdom by air, land and sea for another week amid new coronavirus variant fears, the state news agency reported.

The ministry said it is evaluating the current situation while allowing non-citizens to leave the kingdom and allowing entry for exceptional cases. (Reporting by Alaa Swilam; Editing by Richard Chang)