Tunisia suspends all international flights, closes its land borders - PM

Tunisia's Prime Minister Elyes Fakhfakh speaks during a handover ceremony in Tunis

(Reuters) - Tunisia will suspend international flights and close its land border in an effort to prevent the outbreak of coronavirus, Prime Minister Elyes Fakhfakh said on Monday.

He added in a speech that all gatherings and markets will be banned and work hours for state employees will be reduced.

(Reporting by Tarek Amara; Editing by Lisa Shumaker)