Morocco cancels New Year's Eve celebrations due to Omicron

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A man waits to receive the vaccine against the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) at a vaccination center in Sale, Morocco October 26, 2021. REUTERS/Shereen Talaat

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CAIRO, Dec 20 (Reuters) - Morocco has cancelled official New Year's Eve celebrations and decided to reimpose a night curfew on Dec. 31 due to worries about the spread of the Omicron coronavirus variant, the state news agency MAP reported on Monday.

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Reporting by Omar Fahmy; Writing by Moataz Mohamed; Editing by Kevin Liffey

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