Russian tourists evacuated from Hainan island

the outbreak in China of a new type of coronavirus tour operator “Russia Tour” announced its intention to immediately take out their clients from the Chinese island of Hainan.

the Decision to evacuate Russians due to the fact that the number of cases in Hainan island has increased. Currently, local authorities banned indefinitely to conduct all types of trips and events, reports TASS.

the Export customers of the tour operator “Russia Tour” of Hainan island will begin on January 26, flights will depart every day. According to the Association of tour operators of Russia (ATOR), is currently in Hainan, there are more than 1.1 thousand customers of “Rus-Tour”, it is assumed that they will all return home within weeks.

last Friday In connection with threats to the health and lives of Russian tourists due to the outbreak of a new type of coronavirus in China Rosturizm recommended to tour operators to suspend selling tours to China to stabilize the epidemiological situation, then the largest Russian tour operators have announced the suspension of sales of tours.

As reported, on 31 December last year, Chinese authorities notified the world health organization (who) about the outbreak in Wuhan, a major commercial and industrial centre with a population of over 11 million people, of pneumonia of unknown type. The causative agent, the 2019 coronavirus-nCoV, was installed on 7 January. He was later identified in Australia, Vietnam, the Republic of Korea, Singapore, USA, Thailand, France and Japan. The who declared the outbreak a national emergency for China, but refrained from declaring an international emergency.

According to the latest Ministry of health of Russia, as of Saturday evening, January 25, the world was 1438 confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus, of which 42 died.