Michael Mesostigmata: Ilya Pitalev / RIA Novosti
Prime Minister of Russia Michael Mishustin has ordered the closure of the border with China in the far East and other measures for the fight against the deadly coronavirus 2019-nCoV. On Thursday, 30 January, reports TASS.
“Today signed an order appropriate to the work it went in,” said Prime Minister, opening a government meeting.
Previously, on 30 January it was reported that the virus has penetrated into all the regions of China, including provinces, Autonomous and special administrative regions and municipalities.
As of midnight January 30, the death toll from the coronavirus in China rose to 170 and the number of infected exceeded 7.7 thousand. To fully cope with the disease managed 170 patients, they are discharged home.
In addition to China, cases of infection were recorded in Japan, South Korea, Thailand, USA, Germany, Australia, Finland and France.
2019 virus-nCoV can spread from person to person. The main symptoms of infection include fever, fatigue and cough with little sputum. According to experts, the new Chinese virus can appear in Russia in mid-February 2020. The risk of detection is high.
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