In Russia, identified the first cases of the novel coronavirus

for the First time in Russia revealed two cases of coronavirus. About it told the Vice-Premier of Russia, head of the operational headquarters Tatyana Golikova.

According to the politician, two patients with coronavirus identified in the TRANS-Baikal region and Tyumen region, both citizens of China, informs “Interfax”.

the Head of Rospotrebnadzor Anna Popova said that the risk of the spread of coronavirus in Russia, as patients were isolated, and their contacts checked.

Deputy Prime Minister announced that the government of Russia counts on cooperation with China on the development of vaccines against coronavirus. In addition, instructed the FAS and Roszdravnadzor about the pharmacy network do not increase prices in response to infection. The politician said that a particularly dangerous virus can be for the elderly, because at the first symptoms need to see a doctor.

Tatyana Golikova said that Russia begins evacuation of Russian citizens from the Chinese Wuhan (there are 300) and the adjacent Hubei province (341 people). The Deputy Prime Minister said that people have the choice to stay in China or return. If the citizens decide to leave China, the home they will spend two weeks in quarantine.

in addition, according to the politician, Russia restricts citizens crossing the border with Mongolia. Also from February 1, suspended air links with the PRC, except for flights of “Aeroflot” in Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou and Hong Kong.

Golikova also said that the Russian government is preparing a project on the temporary suspension of issuing work visas to Russia for citizens of China, reports TASS. As for mail and freight traffic with China is not expected to stop.

we Also learned about the first two cases of infection with coronavirus in the UK. The corresponding message circulated by the chief sanitary doctor of the United Kingdom, Chris witty. Citizens of what country they are, is not explained.

Tobesides, there is information about the first case of infection in Thailand.

Earlier it was reported that in Russia there was not a single case of infection.

the world First learned about the coronavirus in December 2019. The first outbreak was recorded in the Chinese city of Wuhan. Currently, the coronavirus of patients with more than nine thousand. Death recorded in 213 cases.