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About 200 Russians returned home from Yerevan to Mineralnye Vody and Sochi

About 200 Russians returned Tuesday to the home of the export of Yerevan to Mineralnye Vody and Sochi in terms of closure of air traffic because of the pandemic of coronavirus, was reported in the press service of the Russian Embassy.

The Embassy said that after receiving information about the planned export routes for Armenian citizens on the route Yerevan - Mineralnye Vody - Yerevan and Yerevan - Sochi - Yerevan, the Embassy has studied the possibility of using these flights for the return of Russians to their homeland.

Diplomats consular Department of the Embassy coordinated the process of registration and boarding of passengers at the international airport "Zvartnots" and provided the citizens with the necessary assistance. "Everything went normally in compliance with all recommended by the office of Armenia's security measures. In total, the integrated work was exported from Armenia in 1876 people," said depodesta, thanking for the assistance of the airline Armenia.

Russia on the background of the pandemic coronavirus as of March 27, stopped regular and Charter flights with other countries. With the exception of export routes, as well as the cargo, postal, health and humanitarian flights, stretches of empty planes to maintenance, transit flights with a landing to refuel (crew change) on the territory of the country and the flights carried out by separate decisions of the government of the Russian Federation.

From 31 March, Russia has reduced the number of export runs as well as set limits on the number of arriving passengers. After that, the arrival of the Russians from the foreign States in Moscow, was carried out through the airport "Sheremetyevo", no more than 500 people a day, or to airports in other regions of Russia - no more than 200 people a day.

World health organization March 11 announced the outbreak of a new coronavirus infection COVID-19 pandemic. According to the latest who data, the world revealed more than 10 million cases of infection, over 499 thousand people died.

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