The second plane videoconferencing flew to Tyumen from Wuhan

Photo: TASS/Maya Novoselova

the Second FSI Russian aircraft, which took off on Tuesday to Russia from Wuhan to evacuate Russians flew to Tyumen after refueling, reports RIA Novosti with reference to the press service of the defense Ministry.

“the Second aircraft of the aerospace defence forces of Russia with the evacuated citizens from the city of Wuhan people’s Republic of China flew to the final destination in the Tyumen region”, – stated in the message.

it is Noted that on Board a Russian military transport plane 64 people with personal belongings. The aircraft are also military doctors and specialists of the Ministry of defense of the Russian Federation in the field of Virology.

Previously, the first aircraft with 82 Russians flew from Wuhan to Russia. Passengers also accompanied the doctors and staff of the Ministry of defense.

About the first cases of the new type of pneumonia in China became known in the end of December last year. The causative agent of the disease was 2019 coronavirus-nCoV. The source of infection was named Wuhan.

To date, the coronavirus has died more than 400 people, the number of cases exceeded 20 thousand people.

the who declared the outbreak of the novel coronavirus emergency situation of international importance.

the Russian authorities decided to close all flights of the airlines in China. This limitation did not affect the flights of “Aeroflot” in Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou and Hong Kong. It was also reported about the possibility of the termination of Charter flights. Suspended passenger service with China and Russian Railways.

the Ministry of health of the Russian Federation recommended to protect against coronavirus several drugs.

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