Only five flights a day from and to Algerian airports will be allowed “with full adherence to strict precautions”, it said in a statement after a cabinet meeting chaired by President Abdelmadjid Tebboune.
More details would be announced in a week, it added.
Algeria closed borders and suspended all flights in March 2020 when the number of COVID-19 infections started to increase, but domestic flights resumed in December last year.
The North African country has so far recorded 125,311 coronavirus cases, including 3,374 deaths. (Reporting by Hamid Ould Ahmed; Editing by Alex Richardson)