Armenia tests 162 people for coronavirus, minister says

March 5, 2020  11:32

Armenia has tested 162 people for coronavirus, said the country’s health minister Arsen Torosyan.

The minister noted the results of all tests were negative, except for one already known case - a 29-year-old man who returned from Iran.

The patient is now hospitalized, has no complaints and some symptoms. Specialists also re-examined his wife, the results of the tests were negative.

According to him, citizens who were in contact with the patient with coronavirus are still isolated in Tsaghkadzor. They are provided with everything necessary and expected to return home on March 14, if the results of the tests are negative. As the minister noted no one of the isolated citizens has any symptoms so far.

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