the Number of cases of infection with coronavirus in Russia increased to 59 for the last day, all 14 new cases visited the European Union in the last two weeks, reported in the operational headquarters for the prevention and control of coronavirus infection
Photo: Sophia Sadurska / AGN Moscow From March 13 closed flights between Russia and the EU as well as Norway and Switzerland, except for flights to the capitals of European countries. Also limited air service to China, South Korea and Iran
Photo: Andrew Nikitichev / AGN Moscow
the Number of cases of infection with coronavirus in Russia increased to 59 for the last day, all 14 new cases visited the European Union in recente for two weeks, reported in the operational headquarters for the prevention and control of coronavirus infection.
Nine new cases registered in Moscow, one in Moscow region, Saint-Petersburg and the Kaliningrad region, two in the Kemerovo region. All of them in the last two weeks visited France, Italy, Germany, Austria, Spain, Poland and Switzerland.
most cases of coronavirus infection in Russia occurred in Moscow – 33 with the new. Cases flew 6, 8, 9 and 10 March flights from Geneva, Zurich (Switzerland), Innsbruck (Austria), Grenoble (France) and Munich (Germany), reported in the capital Department of health. Passengers of these flights contact doctors for testing for coronavirus.
there are cases Among three minors. Schools in which they learn, are closed on quarantine, in buildings disinfected. The Department noted that adults did not go to work. The entire group of their close contacts. Six relatives of cases receiving care in a hospital in Kommunarka, four in the infectious diseases hospital, two remain in home quarantine.
Prime Minister of Russia Mikhail Mishustin on Saturday announced the creation in Russia of the coordination Council for combating coronavirus. The head of government explained that the Council needed because “the situation is out of the scope of mere medical issues.”
the Council will consist of existing operational headquarters for the prevention and the fight against new infections, as well as the Commission on the sustainability of the economic situation in the country, heads of regions and “all interested persons”, reports “Interfax”. The Council will develop solutions and take action to limit the spread of a new type of infection and its possible consequences.
Mishustin said that the situation with coronavirus in the world is developing in an unfavorable scenario, and in Europe – pcritical. “Our tactic is to be proactive. We have acted cautiously, but consistently. Due to this, the situation can be kept under control. But things are moving quickly and we should not allow rapid penetration of the virus into our country, and its dissemination,” – said Mishustin.
the Prime Minister encouraged the Russians to minimize travel abroad and cancel official trips abroad. He reminded that earlier the recommendation was given to the officials. “Now we believe that this recommendation should apply to all”, – said the Prime Minister.
Mishustin also instructed on March 14-15 to strengthen control on the border, airports and railway stations, to introduce in all regions of the Russian Federation 14-day quarantine for arriving from countries with unfavorable epidemiological situation and members of their families; suggested that the chief health officer could compel patients to be on home quarantine and called for the regions to reduce the number of events.
the Prime Minister also asked the Ministry of health and CPS to place on their websites complete and accurate situation on measures to prevent “literally in real time.”
From March 13 closed flights between Russia and the EU as well as Norway and Switzerland, except for flights to the capitals of European countries. Also limited air service to China, South Korea and Iran.