Blog: Russia

The article I chose can be found here:

https://www.cnbc.com/2020/01/30/coronavirus-russia-closes-border-with-china-to-prevent-spread.html

Coronavirus: Russia closes border with China to prevent spread of the coronavirus

In summary, the article states that 16 out of the 25 crossings along the Russian-Chinese border will be closed as of midnight on January 31st. Russia has also temporarily suspended the issuing of electronic visas to Chinese nationals.

The article goes on by informing us of the countries that have confirmed cases. These being China, France, Germany, Cambodia, South Korea, Singapore, United States, Thailand, Sri Lanka, Japan, the Philippines, Russia, and India.

Russia now has 2 confirmed cases of coronavirus and has canceled all air travel to and from China besides the flights needed to evacuate Russians and those who are being evacuated must be in quarantine for 14 days.

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