Wuhan will become the alternate point of receiving international flights in Beijing

The city of Wuhan, where the end of 2019, an outbreak of novel coronavirus infection will be used as an alternate point of reception of international flights traveling to Beijing, said the civil aviation administration of China.

In connection with the importation of risk of coronavirus infection from abroad, the civil aviation administration of China decided from March 20 to redirect all international flights bound for Beijing, in other cities, where passengers pass the test in the test nucleic acid coronavirus, customs procedures and quarantine, and only then allowed in Beijing.

"Starting from midnight on 8 June, the Shanghai temporarily stops to be the first border crossing, added Chengdu, Changsha, Hefei, Lanzhou, Wuhan will be the backup first border crossing point", - stated in the published message.

Now international flights, guides in Beijing will take 16 cities, Wuhan will become the backup point.

The Chinese authorities on 31 December 2019, informed the world health organization about the outbreak of an unknown pneumonia in Wuhan in the Central part of the country (Hubei province). Experts have established that the causative agent is a new coronavirus, later on infection has received the official name COVID-19. March 11, the who declared the pandemic COVID-19.

According to the latest who data, the world is already identified more than 6.7 million cases, more than 397 thousand people died.

Recent data on the situation of COVID-19 in Russia and the world presented on the portal stopmanager.of the Russian Federation.