The evacuation of Russian citizens from China and restricting air travel will not affect tourists – ATOR

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the restrictions on air traffic between Russia and China and the evacuation of Russians from Wuhan will not affect the planned export of Russian citizens from the Chinese island of Hainan. It is reported RIA Novosti with reference to the Executive Director of the Association of tour operators of Russia (ATOR) Maya Lomidze.

She stressed that the mentioned Deputy Prime Minister of the Russian Federation Tatyana Golikova measures will not affect tourists, who continue to rest on Hainan island. According to her, the only limits are regular flights from mainland China.

Lomidze explained that tourists from Hainan will take out as scheduled. She noted that located on the island of Russians out to Russia prior to February 4, 2020.

Deputy Prime Minister Tatyana Golikova earlier on Friday announced the government decision to close all flights of its airlines in China, except for flights of “Aeroflot” in Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou and Hong Kong. Four Chinese airlines will continue flights to Moscow.

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 at the terminal F. thus the mail and freight from China to stop is not planned.

in addition, it was decided to begin the evacuation of Russian citizens wishing to leave Wuhan. On Friday in Russia recorded the first two cases of infection with coronavirus. It happened in Zabaykalsky Krai and Tyumen region. Both cases are Chinese citizens.

After that, Tatyana Golikova said about sending all Russians from China to Russia. According to preliminary data, in Wuhan there are 300 people in Hubei province – 341. In Hainan is about 2 665 Russians. To accompany all Russians from China in flight are the specialists of Rospotrebnadzor. After the evacuation of the Russians will be quarantined for 14 days.

According to Golikova, Russia now actively working to create a vaccine against coronavirus. She is EXTAvila’s unknown at this time how its development will take time, expressing hope for the help of Chinese experts.

Earlier, the head Federal mediko-biological Agency (FMBA) of Russia Veronika Skvortsova ordered the creation in the organization and coordination centre for combating the new form of pneumonia. Created Agency center will broadcast the decisions of the headquarters of the government of the Russian Federation through the medical, health and scientific organizations of FMBA of Russia.

the Prime Minister of Russia Mikhail Mishustin signed on the eve of the order to close the Russian border in the far East. A similar measure applies to several other sections of state borders.

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

the first Two cases of mers identified in Russia.

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