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Chinese coronavirus. The most relevant on March 16 The number of infected in Russia increased to 63 people.

The number of infected in Russia increased to 63 people. Putin created a working group of the State Council on coronavirus - the main thing in the material of RBC

According to the National Health Commission of China, 80,860 confirmed cases have been reported in the country. The number of people infected worldwide, according to SCMP, exceeded 168.7 thousand people.

According to the World Health Organization, on March 15, 72,649 infected were detected outside of China, 10,982 new cases were confirmed in the world per day. In total, carriers of infection were found in 143 countries and territories (plus 9 per day). Outside of China, 2,531 people died (plus 333 per day) from coronavirus.

6,510 people died (SCMP data).

The situation in Russia

President Vladimir Putin signed a decree on the creation of a working group of the Russian State Council on countering the spread of coronavirus. It was headed by Moscow Mayor Sergei Sobyanin.

Four new cases of coronavirus infection were detected per day in Russia. Three of them were recorded in the Moscow region, one in the Tyumen region. The total number of coronavirus infections detected in Russia increased to 63.

Aeroflot decided to suspend flights to a number of European cities, including Frankfurt, Prague, Oslo, Vilnius, Chisinau, Zurich. Also, Aeroflot will temporarily not make flights to the cities of Uzbekistan - Tashkent, Bukhara and Samarkand.

The situation in other countries

The German authorities decided to close the border with Austria, France and Switzerland due to the spread of the coronavirus. This was reported by Der Spiegel and Bild.

Georgia decided to temporarily suspend the movement of citizens across the border with Russia due to the spread of the coronavirus. A restrictive measure has been introduced since March 16.

The United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) called on organizers to cancel or reschedule all public events involving 50 people or more.

The Kazakh authorities decided to introduce a state of emergency until April 15. The country recorded eight cases of infection with a new type of coronavirus. The state of emergency was also introduced in Slovakia and Serbia, and quarantine was declared throughout the Czech Republic.


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