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Hungary has declared its readiness to open its borders to the Russians

Russia was among the so-called "yellow" zone – according to the decision of the Hungarian epidemiological authorities, reported on the official page in Facebook of the Embassy of this country in Russia.

This means that from July 15, 2020, the Russians (unlike the citizens of the States "red" zone) will be able to travel to Hungary, but subject to certain conditions. The path to this European country is open to those who provide proof of negative tests for the presence of coronavirus.

The citizens of Hungary, coming from Russia, and their families, as well as persons who are not citizens of Hungary, are obliged to undergo a medical examination upon entry into the country. If there is no suspicion of a coronavirus, requires mandatory quarantine for 14 days.

To avoid quarantine it is possible only in the case that the two tests for the presence of coronavirus in the past five days (with a difference of 48 hours) will show a negative result, and it will be confirmed by a document in Hungarian or English. Foreign nationals with suspected coronavirus will refuse entry.

July 15-the government will gradually lift restrictions on flights abroad, as stated previously, Deputy Prime Minister Tatiana Golikova.

"This was possible because in Russia, as you know, for quite a long time there is a decrease in the incidence and detection of novel coronavirus infection," she said at the briefing.

According to the Vice-Prime Minister, air service will resume with the countries, the incidence of COVID-19 which is not more than 40 cases per hundred thousand population. The average increase in the number of infected and the prevalence of the disease in these States should not exceed one percent.

The opening of Russia's borders and air links with other countries will depend on the epidemiological situation, as the authorities focus on domestic tourism, said Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Chernyshenko.

According to him, the CPS and the relevant ministries have provided the ability to resume travel within the country but abroad such control of the spread of infection to achieve will be extremely difficult.

Chernyshenko assured that nobody is going to risk the health of Russians. He added, if you make decisions without thinking, all past efforts will be worthless.

The President of Russia Vladimir Putin at a meeting with the head of "Aeroflot" Vitaly Saveliev said that it was unclear when the foreign partners will open up their airports, including Russian tourists.

"It is unclear that will make our partners in many countries, including in Europe, yet they can not understand. And it is unclear when they will open their borders and territory to third country nationals, including Russian citizens, even in the summer holidays", - said Putin.

In this regard, the President noted, it is highly topical assessment of the head of "Aeroflot" about which state is now in the industry and how he sees the way out of this situation.

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 outbreak of novel coronavirus infection pandemic.

Because of the pandemic, Russia from March 27 stopped regular and Charter flights with other countries. The only exceptions are flights that Russians are trafficked from abroad, as well as freight, postal, sanitation and other flights.

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