In Azerbaijan the first recorded case of infection with coronavirus COVID-19, reports “Interfax-Azerbaijan” referring to the operational headquarters.
“a Russian citizen, who arrived to Azerbaijan from Iran. It is placed in the infectious diseases unit of the special regime”, – noted in a staff.
According to staff, the infection Russian coronavirus confirmed by the test. Currently the patient is stable.
“To prevent the spread of the virus required action is taken, including work on identification of persons with whom contact was sick,” says the staff.
the Russian government is also concerned about the situation with the spread of the coronavirus, one of which is in Iran. The Russian government instructed the foreign Ministry to temporarily suspend the processing and issuance of working, private, educational, tourist and transit visas to nationals of Iran and to cancel the previously issued visa. The corresponding order published on the government website.
temporarily suspends the registration of the citizens of Iran visas in the form of electronic document. “Notify the Islamic Republic of Iran about envisaged measures, stressing that they are based on the special circumstances of a purely temporary nature”, – the document says.
the outbreak of coronavirus, Russia has restricted the flights to Iran. Fly in this direction with the February 28, will be allowed only two airlines – “Aeroflot” and Mahan Air. They can fly only in terminal F of Sheremetyevo international airport.
the Russian foreign Ministry advised citizens not to visit several countries, including Iran, due to the spread of the coronavirus. In turn, Rosturizm recommended Russian tour operators and travel agents to suspend the formation and sale of tours in this country.
according to the world health organization, Iran crownvirus infected 245 people, 26, died from complications of the virus. Among victims and victims there are and Iranian officials. Former Iranian Ambassador to the Vatican and Egypt Hadi Khosrowshahi died from the coronavirus, RBC. On February 27 it became known that the coronavirus has infected the Vice-President of Iran for women and family Mosuma Ebtekar. The day before she passed the tests, which confirmed her diagnosis. Two days before this coronavirus was also recorded by the Deputy Minister of health of Iran Irada of Hariri.
Total number infected with a coronavirus COVID-19 in the world continues to grow and reached on Friday morning 83,265 thousand. While China accounts for 78,824 thousand confirmed cases.
In Italy there are 650 patients, Singapore – 96, Hong Kong – 93, US – 60, Kuwait – 43, Thailand – 40, France – 38, Bahrain – 33, Taiwan – 32, Australia – 23, Malaysia – 22, Germany 21, Vietnam – 16, UK – 16, UAE – 13, Canada and Spain – 12, Macau – 10.
Less than 10 cases recorded in each of the following countries: Iraq, Switzerland, Philippines, Croatia, Greece, India, Israel, Austria, Finland, Oman, Pakistan, Russia, Sweden, Afghanistan, Algeria, Belgium, Brazil, Cambodia, Denmark, Egypt, Estonia, Georgia, Lebanon, Nepal, Northern Macedonia, Nigeria, Norway, Romania, Sri Lanka. On Friday it became known about the appearance of the first cases of coronavirus in Lithuania and Belarus.