Two first people with coronavirus infection were found in Transbaikal and Tyumen regions of the Russian Federation. The Vice Prime Minister of the Russian Federation Tatyana Golikova and the head of the emergency response center reported this, according to Interfax news agency.
She reported that the infected people were the citizens of China.
As it was reported earlier, the World Health Organization has announced an international-level emergency due to the spread of the deadly coronavirus.
On January 30, the medics examined over 102,000 of Chinese people.
In total for January 31, 213 lethal cases are observed in China, as well as 9692 of infected; in the other four countries (Japan, Germany, the USA and Vietnam), cases of the virus are being passed from a person to person.
On January 31, the Italian government has decided to introduce an emergency state in connection with coronavirus.
World Health Organization believes that Ukraine can cope with the coronavirus.
At the same time, according to the Global Health Security Index rating, Ukraine's readiness to fight epidemics was defined as "below average" (38 points out of 100). Ukraine ranks 94th among 195 countries, along with the Dominican Republic, Zimbabwe, Nigeria, and Iran.