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South Korea has decided to strengthen quarantine checks of Russians while crossing the border. This is the Agency “Yonhap”.
Seoul controls the inspections on all vessels arriving in the ports of the country, in some countries audits are more thorough. Perhaps Russia will also include in this list — there are Bangladesh, Pakistan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan and the Philippines.
Korean center for control and prevention of diseases (Korea Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, KCDC) notes that this decision is connected with the increasing number of infected in the Russian courts. In particular, for the last day in the port city of Busan (South-East) arrived at least 32 infected sailors from Russia. Another 62 people on the ship not infected.
According to the latest coronavirus in Russia has infected more than 800 thousand inhabitants. The total number opravivshis closer to 589 thousand. The active carriers of the virus remain 199 thousand people. In South Korea 13.9 thousand cases of infection. 298 people died from pneumonia caused by COVID-19 complications.
Video, photo All from Russia.