The first Russian tourists come to Abkhazia after the opening of the border

Several thousand people came to Abkhazia after the opening of the border with Russia, told RIA Novosti the head of the border guard, the Deputy head of the state security Service of the Republic Rustam Latipov.

"A large part — the tourists. Transition is intense," he said.

Today, the Abkhaz authorities have lifted all restrictions on the entry of Russians, a similar step was taken in Moscow. The decision was made on the eve of the operational headquarters under the leadership of Deputy Prime Minister Tatiana Golikova once the CPS and the Ministry of health commended the sanitary-epidemiological situation in the Republic.

The President of Abkhazia Aslan Bzhania thanked the Russian government for the opening of the border, but local residents urged to take precautions and follow the sanitary and epidemiological requirements.

According to the latest data, in Abkhazia, the coronavirus has infected the 98 people died, three recovered 37.

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