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the Government will start evacuating Russian citizens from China. It is reported TASS with reference to Deputy Prime Minister Tatiana Golikova.
“We are starting the evacuation of our citizens from Wuhan (province. – Approx. ed.), Hubei. The rest of the day today we’ll find out how many citizens there are, according to preliminary data, in Wuhan there are 300 people in Hubei province – 341”, she said.
According to Golikova, on Hainan is now about 2 665 Russians. To accompany them in flight will be experts of Rospotrebnadzor. After the evacuation of the Russians will be quarantined for 14 days.
Russia will also appeal to the Chinese side to maintain Charter flights from China for the removal of the Russians at their request. Golikova also announced the closure of all destinations of China, except for flights of “Aeroflot” in Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou and Hong Kong.
Earlier, Deputy Prime Minister of the Russian Federation said that Russia has identified the first two people infected with the coronavirus. It happened in Zabaykalsky Krai and Tyumen region. Both cases are Chinese citizens.
the First cases became known in the end of December 2019. Focus of infection called the city of Wuhan in China’s Hubei province.
the Number of infected people to date is already more than 9 thousand people, the number of deaths has reached 213 people. Yesterday it was reported about 8 152 cases and 171 dead.
Cases of the new virus identified in all regions of China, including the Autonomous zone. The virus has also been identified in Australia, Canada, Vietnam, Germany, Cambodia, Malaysia, Nepal, South Korea, Singapore, USA, Thailand, France, Japan and Sri Lanka.
Scientists said that the virus is spread by airborne droplets. The Ministry of health experts believe that the clinical manifestation of a novel coronavirus, in addition to acute respiratory viral infections and pneumonia, can become sepsis. The experts added that to a new type of coronavirus less receptive young people and children.
the Ministry has developed a draft interim recommendations on the treatment of the disease. Capital management Rospotrebnadzor published a detailed manual on how to act staff working with Chinese citizens.
the Prime Minister of the Russian Federation Mikhail Mishustin ordered to close the country’s border in the far East. The Ministry of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation recommends to Russians to refrain from trips to China.
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