MOSCOW, may 4 – RIA Novosti. The Russian Embassy sent a note to the authorities of Vietnam with a request to announce whether extended visa stuck in the country due to the coronavirus to the Russians, announced the Consulate General of Russia in Ho Chi Minh city.

“Mode extension of tourist visas for foreigners, stuck in Vietnam in connection with the pandemic coronavirus have been introduced by local authorities until April 30. Due to the fact that international passenger traffic is still not resumed, we prepared and sent the appropriate notes to clarify further the rules of stay of Russian citizens in the country. To date no official response to our requests is not received. Expected necessary decisions and clarifications in the near future” – said the Consulate General in his Telegram channel.

the world health organization on 11 March announced the outbreak of a new coronavirus infection COVID-19 pandemic. According to the latest who data, there have been recorded more than 3.3 million cases of infection, about 240 thousand people died.

Current data on the situation of COVID-19 in Russia and the world presented on the portal stopmanager.of the Russian Federation.