There are no new ones: in South Ossetia, about 70 tests for coronavirus showed a negative result

Thu, 09/07/2020 - 13:23

In South Ossetia, no new cases of coronavirus infection were detected per day, all 69 tests were negative, Anna Gagloeva, Deputy Head of the South-Ossetian Consumer Supervision Committee, told IA "Res» on Thursday.

Since May of this year, more than 2,742 tests for coronavirus have been conducted in the Republic.

In total, 85 infected with coronavirus were detected, all of them recovered and were discharged from medical facilities. The second week (from June 26), no new cases were recorded in the Republic.

"To date, 261 people are quarantined in South Ossetia, most of them are citizens of the Republic who returned from Russia through the Consular Department in North Ossetia, as well as 8 Russian construction specialists who arrived in the Republic and truck drivers delivering the goods." - she said.

Under quarantine zones in the Republic, are assigned the wards in the Republican Multidisciplinary Medical Center in Tskhinval in the district hospitals of the settlements of Dzau, Znaur and Leningor, as well as the building of the former maternity hospital and the hotel "Alan".

Additional test systems for detecting a new type of coronavirus were recently imported to the Republic.

The Cabinet of Ministers of South Ossetia extended the ban on crossing the border with Russia until July 31. An exception is made only for trucks, for which a timetable for crossing the border is established, as well as for citizens of South Ossetia outside the Republic who can return to their homeland after applying to the South Ossetian Consulate in North Ossetia. Earlier, South Ossetian authorities completely closed the border with Georgia.

At the same time, restrictions on holding cultural events were lifted in the Republic, public places were opened, and kindergartens resumed their work on July 2.

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