The citizens of China will suspend the entry into Russia from February 20

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Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin signed a decree on a temporary ban of entrance to Russia for citizens of the PRC from February 20. It is reported TASS with reference to Deputy Prime Minister Tatiana Golikova, who heads the operational headquarters to prevent the spread of the coronavirus in the territory of the Russian Federation.

“From 00 hours 00 minutes of local time on February 20, 2023 to temporarily suspend the admission of nationals of China / people’s Republic across the state border of the Russian Federation entering the territory of the Russian Federation to perform labor activities in the private, educational and tourist purposes”, – is spoken in the message.

in Addition, from February 19 to temporarily suspend the reception of documents, registration and issuance of invitations for entry to citizens of China. This decision was taken by headquarters in connection with the deterioration of the epidemiological situation in China and the continuing arrival in the territory of the Russian Federation citizens of the PRC.

the Outbreak of a novel coronavirus was identified in a large Chinese city of Wuhan at the end of December 2019. The who has recognized her emergency of international scale, describing as an epidemic, with many lesions. The government has included a new virus in the list of dangerous diseases.

outside China, cases of infection recorded in 25 countries, including Russia. In Russia COVID-19 were two citizens of China, their sickness proceeded in the form of light. At the moment patients are discharged.

in Order to prevent the spread of the virus in Russia, the government decided to close certain sections of the border with China in the far East, to restrict the crossing of the border with Mongolia, to cancel work visas for Chinese citizens to be evacuated from Hubei province are there Russians.

was suspended all regular flights of Russian airlines in China, except for flights of “Aeroflot” in Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou and Hong Kong. The Railways, in turn, suspended railway communication with China.

According to the latest data on On 18 February, the number of infections in China amounted to 72.4 thousand people. The number of deaths in China – nearly 1.9 thousand people, recovered 12.5 thousand people.

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