According to RIA Novosti, with reference to the Huanggang administration, public transport, as well as railway communication in the outbound direction, stop working in the city.
“Without special need, residents should not leave the city,” the statement said.
According to the agency, similar measures had previously been introduced in relation to Wuhan.
It is noted that in the cities all mass entertainment events are also canceled, and the central markets cease to function indefinitely.
Along with this, it is specified that cars can still pass to Huanggang and leave it, however, all people, as well as animals, without exception, must undergo an epidemiological check.
In late January, it became known that in the Chinese city of Wuhan, dozens of people fell ill with an unknown form of pneumonia. It was later reported that a new type of coronavirus was the cause of the outbreak of viral pneumonia of unknown origin.
Various states of the world have already taken measures in connection with the appearance of this virus. For example, airports in the United States, Britain, Russia and several other countries began to check arriving passengers for a new type of coronavirus, but 2019-nCoV continues to spread around the planet and even infect doctors.
According to the latest official data, only in China the number of infected reached the mark of 617.
More on the topic - in the material RT.