South Ossetia has extended the closure of the border with Russia

South Ossetia has extended the closure of the border with the Russian Federation until 31 August because of the situation with coronavirus, told RIA Novosti press-Secretary of the President of the Republic of Dina Gassieva.

Earlier it was reported that from 1 August to cross the border of South Ossetia with Russia will be on the package information.

"Restrictions on crossing the border was extended until August 31," - said Gassieva.

Only in South Ossetia was recorded 89 cases of infection with coronavirus, 88 people have recovered.

Earlier, South Ossetia has extended the restrictions on crossing the border with Russia until July 31. The measures do not apply to citizens of the Republic, returning on a specially designed graphics through the consular Department of the Ministry of foreign Affairs to the Republic. A fully closed border crossing points with Georgia. In this may 25, in the Republic began to work by public transport, has opened a café, restaurants, children's activity centres, sports facilities, libraries, hotels and motels.

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 is already over 16.3 million cases of infection, over 650 thousand people died.

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