Russia may re-close borders, as well as limit the number of international flights. Valery Ryazansky, a representative of the Social Committee of the Federation Council, spoke about possible restrictive measures in connection with a new surge in coronavirus infection.
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According to the politician, the more routes people move, the higher the threat of infection, and, consequently, the number of infected people can grow. At the same time, a number of countries have already taken serious restrictive measures that will halt the spread of coronavirus. Russia is also studying this issue and it is possible that the Russian borders will again be locked. At the same time, the issue of reducing flights is also being considered.
Over the previous day, 10,888 cases were registered in Russia. According to the website stopkoronavirus.rf, as of the morning of October 5, the number of people infected with COVID-19 reached 1,225,889 people. At the same time, more than 982,000 patients recovered, more than 21,000 infected – died. During the pandemic, more than 48 million tests were carried out in the country for the presence of coronavirus infection, writes RIA Novosti.