South Korea opened the port of Kumchon, closed due COVID

The South Korean port Kumchon, closed since the outbreak of the coronavirus in the Russian ship Ice stream, opened after the contact persons – employees of the port have not been confirmed COVID-19, told RIA Novosti the representative of the owner Reftransflot.

Earlier it became known about the coronavirus 16 members of the crew of the Russian vessel-the refrigerator Ice stream, arrived in Busan from Vladivostok. According to preliminary data, COVID-19 confirmed the previous captain of the ship, which previously came ashore in Russia. All contact persons in the port isolated. As reported RIA Novosti the representative of Reftransflot, 16 Russian sailors from the ship Ice stream, which confirmed coronavirus, hospitalized, port Kumchon closed. Five members of the crew re-check for the disease. The owner also noted that the unloading of the ship was in a contactless manner.

"Contactless unloading (in port) allow... the Port was opened, he began to work, because 76 Koreans, who allegedly have been in contact (with Russian sailors), the test is negative," - said the Agency interlocutor.

He said that now no one wants to deal with the unloading of the Ice stream, and while the shipping just think, the problem is solved.

"Of the five people who were still on the ship, after carrying out repeated tests from two more confirmed a coronavirus, was hospitalized. The remaining three people isolated in a hotel for foreigners. All the sick feel well. No special complaints", - he said. Safety Ice stream provided by five sailors from another boat company.

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