MOSCOW (1) – Russia’s Gazprom (GAZP.MM) mentioned on Tuesday that the Bovanenkovo airport, shut on account of a coronavirus scare, has partially resumed operations to deal with industrial cargoes and meals, although there are not any plans to rotate workers on the fuel subject.

The airport was shut final week when 20 staff on the big Bovanenkovo fuel subject have been remoted as a precautionary measure towards the unfold of coronavirus.

Assessments got here again detrimental.

Gasoline manufacturing on the subject, a key supply of wider Russian fuel provides to Europe together with through the Nord Stream undersea pipeline, has been unaffected.

The corporate has prolonged the present shift at native fields till at the least mid-Might, whereas the Bovanenkovo airport was initially shut till March 31. These staff who have been alleged to fly to the sector on the finish of March, will keep at dwelling.

The variety of coronavirus circumstances in Russia jumped to 2,337 on Tuesday, a rise of 500, because the nation recorded its greatest every day rise for the seventh day in a row.

Reporting by Vladimir Soldatkin; enhancing by Jason Neely and Emelia Sithole-Matarise

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