Two citizens of Russia went on Wednesday afternoon From aboard a cruise liner Diamond Princess in the Japanese port of Yokohama after the fact, how was filmed the two-week quarantine imposed because of the new coronavirus, reports journalist Last news .
From the port of Russian citizens have taken car of the Russian Embassy. Maybe they will fly home on Thursday.
in the cabin, Diamond Princess remains of 20 citizens of Russia, together With other passengers, they are obliged to go ashore to 21 February. As long as the ship left only the first five hundred people, mostly senior citizens.
for 14 days the passengers and crew of Diamond Princess is not released From the Board, to prevent the spread of coronavirus, which can cause a dangerous form of pneumonia.
Just inside, Diamond Princess, which is in the port of Yokohama South of Tokyo, were 3, 7 thousands of passengers and crew members, and among them 24 citizen of Russia. In the end, the tests in the cabin of the ship coronavirus have been identified in the 542 people, and among them 254 people without symptoms.
1st case of coronavirus infection among the citizens of Russia on the ship was confirmed only 18 of February, to the same symptoms in the sick was not. Given the high risk of infection, together With the man was hospitalized, his wife, her presence in the fashion industry, Until not confirmed.
at the end of December, Chinese authorities announced an outbreak of pneumonia of unknown causes in Wuhan, Hubei province. The causative agent was a new type of coronavirus, eleven Feb world health organization gave the disease the name Covid-19.
as of February 19, the number of infected in China exceeded 74 thousand people died in 2004, recovered 14, 4 thousands of patients.
To combat the spread of the virus, the Cabinet of Ministers of Russia had closed the land border With China in the far East, limited crossing of the border With Mongolia, has canceled work visas For Chinese Residents from Hubei province were taken there are citizens of Russia.
Flights to China were suspended, except for flights of "Aeroflot" in Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou and Hong Kong. From 3 February the Railways stopped train and letter With China.