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First Vice President Riek Machar said the order which will be effective on Wednesday must be followed to avoid the spread and transmission of the virus.

“The high-level task-force would like to announce to the public that all internal flights in the country have been suspended for 14 days to avoid random movement of people from state to state,” Machar said in a statement issued in Juba.

Machar said the government has also suspended all travels from state to state in a bid to contain the spread of novel coronavirus in the country.

The government also barred “passenger public transport system, both private and public, to and fro Juba, and from state to state.”

Machar also said that all 18 samples tested on Sunday were negative, noting that 26 more tests are being analyzed.

Last month, South Sudan also suspended international flights including restricting border entering points in a bid to contain the spread of the disease.

South Sudan, which has so far confirmed four COVID-19 cases without death, has introduced night-time curfew and banned large public gatherings among other measures to contain the spread of the deadly virus. Enditem

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