Russia restricts flights to China from 1 February

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Russia closed air communication with China, in addition to regular flights of “Aeroflot” in Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou and Hong Kong, reports TASS.

Four Chinese airlines will continue flights to the Russian capital. Moscow will return to Beijing with a request to keep Charter flights. It is necessary to call the Russians on their request, said Deputy Prime Minister of the Russian Federation Tatyana Golikova.

a New mode of air transport with China will introduce from 1 February. In addition, the Sheremetyevo airport, moved all flight with departure or arrival from China in terminal F.

this mail and freight from China to stop is not planned.

Earlier it became known that Russia has identified the first two people with symptoms of the novel coronavirus. They are Chinese citizens.

Rospotrebnadzor said that the condition of the sick stable, without clinical signs and without fever. The head of the Department Anna Popova said that the risk of further spread of the coronavirus is not in Russia.

the Government will start evacuating Russian citizens from China. According to preliminary data, in Wuhan there are 300 people in Hubei province – 341. In Hainan, there are approximately 2 665 Russians.

the who declared the outbreak of the novel coronavirus emergency situation of international importance. Killed 213 people, and the number of infected reached 9 692.

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