China has been closing its borders to foreigners with valid visas since March 28. This is reported by the state administration for migration.
The restriction will also apply to foreigners who have valid residence permits in China.
Earlier it was reported that China decided to open the city of Wuhan, where the first infected were found. This will happen on April 8.
According to the latest data, more than 493 thousand people infected with coronavirus were detected in the world; 22 thousand people died, 118 thousand were cured. An outbreak of COVID-19 pneumonia caused by a new type of coronavirus was first reported in December 2019 in Wuhan, China.