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Russia suspends flights due to coronavious


Moscow, March 26 (Petra) -- Moscow will suspend all regular and charter flights to other countries as of Friday, March 27, except for flights scheduled to evacuate Russian citizens, as part of the country's measures to curb the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19).

According to the Russian government's official website, orders have been issued that all federal government employees will switch to work remotely, while trade, entertainment centers, and cinemas will be closed.

Russia has recorded 658 infected cases of the coronavirus, most of them are in the capital, Moscow, and its suburbs, the country's coronavirus crisis center said, adding that 29 patients have been recovered.

//Petra// WH
26/03/2020 12:18:26