First international flight lands in Wuhan after COVID-19 pandemic | News | News


The first international passenger plane in seven months, on Thursday, September 17, landed in Wuhan, China, with which flights were interrupted due to the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic.

According to the agency Xinhua, a T’way Airlines plane flying from Seoul to Wuhan landed at the airport of the Chinese city at 10:48 local time (5.48 Moscow time). It is noted that all passengers who arrived in Wuhan were sent to special hotels, where they will be quarantined for two weeks.

Earlier, on September 14, the US Department of State changed its recommendations regarding American visits to China amid the coronavirus pandemic. So, earlier the level of danger of trips to the PRC was assessed as the highest – “Do not drive”. Now the US authorities have reduced it to “Review Trip”.

At the same time, in China itself, many institutions have resumed their work, including kindergartens and schools.

The spread of the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus, which causes the disease COVID-19, began at the end of December last year. Wuhan became a hotbed of infection. For several months, the disease has spread to more than 210 countries of the world. On March 11, WHO declared a coronavirus pandemic.

According to the latest data from the statistical office Worldometer, in China, 85,223 cases of coronavirus were recorded, while 4,634 people died, and another 80,448 recovered.

According to the data Worldometer as of September 17, over 30 million cases of COVID-19 were registered on the planet, more than 945 thousand people died, 21.8 million were cured.


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