In Russia recorded the first cases of infection with coronavirus

Deputy Prime Minister Tatiana Golikova said that Russia had detected the first cases of infection with coronavirus. Sick were two people in China who were in Zabaykalsky Krai and Tyumen region, — reports BBC News. The Vice Premier will head up operational headquarters, whose main function is to control the spread of coronavirus in the territory of the Russian Federation.

According to the head of Rospotrebnadzor Anna Popova, who was infected was in China for nearly a month from late December to late January.

Popova says that at the moment, the risk of spreading the virus is absent, since patients were immediately isolated and placed in special boxes. In addition, it is reported that the patients manifested mild symptoms of SARS with a slight fever, today in stable condition.

Deputy Prime Minister declared the beginning of evacuation of Russian citizens from the regions of China, where it was revealed the focus of the spread of coronavirus. According to Golovkova, citizens will be able to decide whether they stay in China or leave the territory. Evacuees will be required for two weeks to stay in quarantine. As you know, in Hubei province is currently home to 141 a citizen of Russia, in the city of Wuhan to 300 people.

Besides this, evacuation of travelers who participated in customized tours. It is reported that the citizens who are on Hainan island, to return to the territory of Russia to 4 Feb. Tourists who have no symptoms of colds, are not required to be quarantined.

«As to organized tours. Now Hainan is, according to the Federal tourism Agency, about 2 thousand 665 of our citizens. All of these citizens by deadline 4 Feb should be returned. They will be returned on a Charter flight.» — reported Golikova.

Golikova also reports that Russia has restricted the number of flights to China. At the moment, the available regular flights of «Aeroflot» — in Shanghai, Beijing, Hong Kong and Guangzhou as well as flights from some Chinese companies.

According to Golikova, transport and postal links with China will work in standard mode.