Russia prepares law to deport foreigners with dangerous infections

Russia prepares law to deport foreigners with dangerous infections

The bill may allow the deportation of foreigners and stateless people with dangerous infections, including the new coronavirus.

The Russian bill specifies a list of 16 diseases approved by the office of Russian Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin, which includes plague, cholera, tuberculosis, anthrax, HIV carriers and coronavirus, according to the Izvestia newspaper.
As early as Monday, the head of the government had advanced the possibility of Russia deporting foreigners infected with the new coronavirus, although he did not reveal more details.

Coronavirus has killed 80 people in China

Coronavirus has killed 80 people in China

Previous balance pointed to 56 dead.

The death toll from the new coronavirus detected in China has now increased to 80, after 24 new deaths were recorded in Hubei province, the epicenter of the contagion, local authorities announced.

In this region, 371 new patients infected with the coronavirus were detected, bringing the number of confirmed cases to more than 2300 across China, according to data from the central government.

New virus has killed 17 in China

New virus has killed 17 in China

The number of fatalities from a new type of pneumonia rose to seventeen, with the death of eight more patients, while the total number of infected people reached 444.

The figures were put forward by the authorities in Wuhan, a city in central China where the outbreak originated.

The National Health Commission of the Asian country also warned today that the new type of coronavirus “can mutate and spread more easily”.

The virus was initially detected last month in Wuhan, which is also an important center for domestic and international transport.