About 200 Russians are going to fly a flight on may 4 from Los Angeles to Moscow. This was announced by Russian Ambassador in Washington. According to Anatoly Antonov, on the West coast of the United States there are many compatriots who, because of the pandemic coronavirus have been unable to return home.

“due to quarantine restrictions the export list of the passengers of the flight were formed from Russians living in Moscow, the Moscow, Leningrad, Vladimir, Ivanovo, Kaluga, Ryazan, Smolensk, Tver, Tula, Yaroslavl, Bryansk, Orel, Lipetsk, Tambov, Voronezh, Kursk, Vologda, Kostroma, Nizhny Novgorod, Penza regions and Mordovia”, – with reference to the diplomat TASS.

In the list of priority passengers – countrymen who are in difficult circumstances, elderly people and those who are in urgent need of medical care. The staff of the Embassy to advise the Russians on all issues related to their return, including explain the procedure for obtaining financial assistance.

the US continues to lead among countries in the number of cases. Those are 1 098 565 people. Data was provided by the Johns Hopkins University, which maintains statistics on the incidence. Outbreak of coronavirus infection have been registered in the end of December 2019, in Central China.