China’s Ambassador appreciated the cooperation with Russia in the fight against coronavirus

China informs Russia on a daily basis about the situation with coronavirus, measures for its diagnosis and treatment, Chinese Ambassador to Moscow Zhang Hanhui said.

“Since the outbreak of the epidemic, China has been working closely with Russia in an open and transparent manner. China has been providing comprehensive assistance to Russian citizens in China, assisting Russia in evacuating its citizens from Hubei Province. The Chinese side notifies the Russian side on a daily and timely basis about the development of the epidemiological situation, as well as about relevant diagnostic and treatment measures, which will serve as useful recommendations for the Russian side in the deployment of internal preventive work”, –  Chinese Ambassador in Moscow wrote to Bulavin.

Chinese authorities reported an unknown pneumonia outbreak in Wuhan, Hubei Province, to WHO on 31 December 2019. Specialists have identified the pathogen, a new coronavirus COVID-2019. WHO recognized the outbreak as an emergency of international importance. The number of confirmed cases of coronavirus infection in China reached 59 804, 1367 people died, were cured and discharged from hospitals 5911.