Because of the coronavirus will not soon Russia will remove restrictions for the departure of citizens abroad. About the speaker of the Federation Council Valentina Matviyenko said on April 24, the TV channel “Russia 24”.
She urged Russians not to relax and not to plan foreign travel for the year 2020, explaining that “one year – it’s not a tragedy.”
Matvienko stressed that while no one can say when the restrictions will be removed.
“We must be patient, it will take time, and it will be forgotten. But can’t risk it. …The government is not interested in keeping people in isolation, but it is necessary”, – explained the speaker of the Federation Council.
March 11, the world health organization declared the spread of the coronavirus pandemic. According to data from the American Johns Hopkins University, on April 27, COVID-19 fell ill in the world in excess of 2.96 million people, more than 205 thousand of them died, 861 thousand recovered.
In Russia coronavirus infection identified nearly 81 thousand people, of whom 747 died.