World Russia closes land border with China in ramping up coronavirus precautions

05:00  31 january  2020
05:00  31 january  2020 Source:   washingtonexaminer.com

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Russia closes border with China in its Far East due to coronavirus outbreak. 30 Jan, 2020 09:31.

Coronavirus ravages in China as death toll reaches 170. The Russian prime minister on Thursday ordered the closure of the country’s border with China to prevent the spread of the coronavirus , which has so A second flight carrying 210 Japanese evacuees landed Thursday in Tokyo, with nine

Russian Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin has ordered the closure of Russia’s 2,670-mile border with China in an effort to block the coronavirus from entering the country.

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"We will inform everyone today about the relevant measures to close the border in the Far East region and other measures that the government has taken,” the prime minister said Thursday, according to state-run media.

While there have not been any confirmed cases of the coronavirus in Russia, Moscow had already shut down tour groups from China, where the virus originated.

Mishustin also ordered 16 car and rail checkpoints along the far eastern border with China to close starting Friday.

The total number of coronavirus cases has reached 7,902, with 170 deaths reported. At least 101 cases have been reported outside of China’s borders, across 16 countries. The World Health Organization Emergency Committee will meet Thursday in Geneva to discuss whether the outbreak constitutes a global health emergency.

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President Trump on Thursday spoke with Chinese President Xi Jinping about the coronavirus after officials said more than 600 people had died from the disease in China. © Getty Images Trump discusses coronavirus with China's Xi "President Trump expressed confidence in China's strength and resilience in confronting the challenge of the 2019 novel coronavirus outbreak," a White House spokesman said in a statement. "The two leaders agreed to continue extensive communication and cooperation between both sides."Today, @realDonaldTrump spoke with President Xi Jinping of China.

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