Minister claims 380 people are now quarantined in Armenia

March 16, 2020  18:45

A total of 380 people are currently quarantined in Armenia, but by the end of the day their number could reach 420-430, the country’s health minister Arsen Torosyan told reporters on Monday.

According to him, no new cases of coronavirus have been recorded in Armenia since last night, but tests are being carried out, the results of which will be announced later.

The minister noted there are 30 confirmed cases of coronavirus in Armenia. The very first patient, a 29-year-old man who returned from Iran, recovered and was discharged from the hospital. Another two patients have pneumonia, but there is no threat to their life. The condition of the remaining patients is assessed as satisfactory.

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