Rostourism recommended to refrain from traveling to any country

“Rostourism recommends Russian citizens is possible temporarily to refrain from trips outside the Russian Federation to the normalization of the epidemiological situation”, – said in a statement on the Agency’s website.

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While the tour operators recommended to temporarily refrain from sending the Russian tourists on the territory of foreign States, and also to provide the tourists maximum assistance in rebooking tours at a later date.

organized by the Russian travellers should contact their tour operators with the request to transfer the trip to a later date.

Such measures are introduced in order to ensure the safety of Russian tourists abroad, said the Federal tourism Agency.

the Department also reminded of the need to pass a two-week self-isolation all arriving to Russia from abroad in accordance with the decree of the Chief state sanitary doctor.

Outbreak of the novel coronavirus began in December last year in China. Then the virus has spread in many countries of the world. According to the latest coronavirus in the world contracted about 240 thousand people, recovered about 85 thousand, and he died about 10 thousand.