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Chinese Heihe closes border with Amur Region due to coronavirus
The authorities of the Chinese city of Heihe, which borders the Amur Region, decided to close the checkpoint until February 1. This was told in the Ministry of Economic Development and External Relations of the region. Russian tourists who are now in a Chinese city and were planning to return back will have to look for another way to their homeland.
Local authorities have information about the dozens of residents of Blagoveshchensk and the region who traveled to China for tourist business and educational purposes. Most of them have already contacted. They are encouraged to return home at the Harbin checkpoint whenever possible.
Earlier, the border with Blagoveshchensk was closed due to the celebration of the Chinese New Year. The decision to extend the vacation period is due to the spread of coronavirus, from whom 15 people have already died in China. Disease Detection Recently Reported by Authorities Heilujiang Provincewhich borders with the Far Eastern Federal District.