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Mandatory quarantine introduced in Beijing

UNITED STATES (OBSERVATORY NEWS) — The administration of the Chinese capital introduced a two-week quarantine for all visitors to Beijing from other regions. This is caused by preventing the spread of the coronavirus COVID-19.

There are two ways to quarantine: either stay at home for 14 days under the gun of a video camera, or go to the collective quarantine zone.

This applies to both Beijingers and guests of the metropolitan metropolis. Violators will be subject to sanctions in accordance with Chinese national law.

The epicenter of the spread of coronavirus was the Wuhan market. This city is practical in the center of China. An outbreak occurred in December 2019. Since then, the virus has gone beyond China. Cases of infection were detected in 24 countries. Both cases of the disease were recorded in Chinese citizens who came to Russia.

The disease was mild. 1,488 people became coronavirus victims in China , almost 7 thousand people recovered. Almost 64 thousand people were found to be infected with the pneumonia provocative virus.

The World Health Organization’s forecast is disappointing: two-thirds of the world’s inhabitants may become infected with coronavirus. WHO adviser Ira Longini said that, according to the distribution model of coronavirus, each infected person infects two or three more people.

Even if this indicator is halved, a third of the inhabitants of the Earth will become infected with a new type of coronavirus.

Since February 14, the Federal Air Transport Agency has banned all charters to China. Ministry of Transport offered airlines 1.6 billion rubles to compensate for the cancellation of flights to China. Only Aeroflot continues flights between the Moscow Sheremetyevo Airport and Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou, as well as Hong Kong.

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