According to the latest data from the operational headquarters, six new cases of infection have been recorded in Russia. Four sick people were in Moscow, one in Kaliningrad and one in the Krasnodar Territory. Reportedly, all of them over the past two weeks have visited countries that are on the list of dysfunctional due to coronavirus. In total, 34 cases of infection were registered in Russia.
On Friday, a ban on entry into the US of foreigners arriving from Europe enters into force. The restriction is introduced for a period of 30 days, but President Donald Trump noted that he can both cancel it ahead of time and, if necessary, extend it.
French President Emmanuel Macron announced a decision to close all educational institutions in the country next Monday. He also called on French companies to allow employees to work remotely whenever possible.
According to news agencies, Belgium cancels all public events, closes most of cultural educational institutions and other institutions, and prepares hundreds of hospitals for the mass reception of infected people.
The authorities of all federal states of Germany also agreed to cancel mass events. In the west of Austria, ski resorts are closing ahead of schedule. The leadership of the Roman diocese decided to close all churches in the Italian capital.
The authorities of Qatar have decided to temporarily close museums, cultural heritage sites, theaters, cinemas, gyms and playgrounds for visiting.
Saudi authorities have banned the celebration of weddings in special banquet halls and hotels.
Because of the coronavirus, major sporting events, including football, are being postponed or canceled around the world. So, the championships of Italy and Spain were postponed indefinitely. Refuse to host the games, according to observers, maybe UEFA. It is still not known whether the matches of the Champions League and the Europa League will take place.
By the way, on the eve of the official representative of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of China Zhao Lijian made the assumption that the coronavirus came to the Chinese city of Wuhan through the fault of the US military. He wrote about this on Thursday on his page on Twitter.
About 120 thousand people in more than 100 countries have already been infected in the world, most have recovered, more than 4 thousand have died.