According to RIA Novosti, the coronavirus reached the Belgorod region.
Today, on March 8, three new cases of the disease in Russia were reported at the operational headquarters for the fight against infection. Chinese coronavirus was detected in Moscow, Kaliningrad and Belgorod regions. All infected recently returned from Italy.
A girl from the Belgorod region is determined for treatment in Moscow. She has a mild illness. It is known that she came to Belgorod to relatives.
Yevgeny Savchenko through his page in VK asked citizens not to give in to emotions:
Official commentary on the situation in the special issue of the Belogorye World News.
I urge all fellow countrymen not to give in to emotions in connection with reports of the first case of a new coronavirus in our region. The sick woman arrived from Italy to Moscow, where she constantly resides. In Belgorod, she was with her relatives for a short time. The girl is determined for treatment in the capital, she has a mild degree of disease. Everyone with whom she contacted was quickly identified. Her parents are currently in a medical detention center, they have no signs of illness.
Over the past two months, there have been 88 people in the region who came from countries where coronavirus cases were recorded. None of them got sick. I get all the current information about the development of the situation. I control the issue personally.
Information In total, 17 cases of coronavirus infection were registered in Russia, of which two were from Chinese citizens, 14 from Russian citizens who returned from Italy, and one from an Italian citizen. Both Chinese and one of the Russians have already been discharged from the hospital.
Chief editor of the blog – Marko.