US, WASHINGTON (NEWS OBSERVATORY) — Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau quarantined due to coronavirus. Trudeau himself has no symptoms, but the head of the Canadian government decided to work at home because of the appearance of his wife’s suspected illness.
Spouse Trudeau on the eve returned from a performance in the UK. In Canada, about 100 cases of coronavirus infection have already been confirmed.
Also, the representative of the Philippines at the UN, the head of the British telecommunications company BT Phillip Jensen, the leader of the far right party of Spain “Vox” Santiago Abascal, was infected with the virus.
The illness was picked up by the head coach of the London football club Arsenal Mikel Arteta. The president of Brazil is also under observation, since the disease was detected by an employee of his administration.
The situation is much worse in the USA, where the number of cases is close to 1000 people. Disneyland suspends its work due to the spread of the virus – attractions will be closed at least until the end of March.
Visitors are not waiting in the stands along the highway in Melbourne, Australia, where the stage of the Formula 1 World Championship was to start today. The International Automobile Federation announced its cancellation.
The total number of cases in the world at the moment has exceeded 125 thousand people, in addition to China, the virus is especially rampant in Italy, where more than 12 thousand people have become infected with the coronavirus. Following are Iran and South Korea.
Russia has completely banned the entry into its territory from Italy for citizens of any country. An exception is only for residents of the Eurasian Economic Union. The issuance of visas has also been suspended.
The government in the decree emphasizes: temporary measures, they are caused by special circumstances. Also, from now on, air traffic with Italy , Germany, France and Spain is limited . Russian companies will be able to fly to only a few cities in these countries – and only from terminal F of Sheremetyevo airport.
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