NEW DELHI, may 2 – RIA Novosti. More than 270 Russians flew by Aeroflot from Delhi, told Russian journalists the head of the consular Department of the Embassy of Russia in India Andrei Fedorov.

As noted in the channel of the Ministry of communications in the Telegram, this flight possible for the citizens of Russia living in Moscow, Saint-Petersburg, Moscow, Leningrad, Vladimir, Ivanovo, Kaluga, Ryazan, Smolensk, Tver, Tula and Yaroslavl regions.

Fedorov expressed his gratitude to the representatives of Russian companies in India, “such as Gazprombank, Sberbank, VTB, rostec, RSK MiG, Russian Railways and Rosatom,” noting that they have committed substantial financial aid to the Russians.

For departing from Delhi, the Russian Embassy staff brought the soup, boiled potatoes and water.

Fedorov added that in cooperation with the Embassy since the introduction of restrictions on scheduled international passenger flights to India from end of March till today left 2284 person, including 1067 man – from Delhi, 1217 – from Goa. Remain in India 3609 compatriots, who expect the next export of the flight, he added.

Russia on the background of the pandemic coronavirus as of March 27, stopped regular and Charter flights with other countries. With the exception of export routes, as well as the cargo, postal, health and humanitarian flights, stretches of empty planes to maintenance, transit flights with a landing to refuel (crew change) on the territory of the Russian Federation and the flights carried out by separate decisions of the government of the Russian Federation.

On 31 Mar, Russia reduced the number of export runs as well as set limits on the number of arriving passengers. After that, the arrival of the Russians from the foreign States in Moscow, was carried out through the airport “Sheremetyevo”, no more than 500 people a day, or to airports in other regions of Russia – no more than 200 people a day.

Also closed the border in India before the government of India extended to may 17 isolation in the country, which is valid from March 25. In the framework of limited educational and entertainment options, public transportation, taxi, metro and Railways, closed the border between the States of the country. However, the export of foreign citizens is permitted, but under the new rules, this requires to provide a list of passengers, consideration of which will be carried out within 96 hours.

the world health organization on 11 March announced the outbreak of a new coronavirus infection COVID-19 pandemic. According to the latest world health organization, worldwide there were more than 3.1 million cases, more than 224 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.