(+) 9 new cases of coronavirus have been detected in South Ossetia in a day

Tue, 20/10/2020 - 14:54

During a day in South Ossetia, 99 people have been tested for COVID-19, of which 9 tests showed a positive result, the Republic’s chief sanitary doctor Marina Kochieva told IA "Res" on Tuesday.

"There are 9 new cases. In total, since the day the restrictions on the border with the Russian Federation were lifted (September 15), 215 citizens fell ill, since the beginning of the pandemic 305, half of whom have already recovered," she said.

Since April of this year, more than 6 thousand tests for COVID-19 have been carried out in the laboratory of South Ossetia.

Since Wednesday, all secondary schools and educational institutions in the Republic are closed for two weeks due to cases of coronavirus and seasonal SARS and influenza. Instructions have been sent to the Ministry of Education.

According to the South Ossetian Consumer Supervision Committee, an increase in the incidence is observed, "we are talking about a seasonal increase in the incidence of of SARS, as well as coronavirus."

The authorities are recommended to transfer persons aged 65 and over to self-isolation. On Monday, the Presidential Executive Office and the Cabinet of Ministers, where cases of coronavirus were also detected, have also been switched to a remote mode of work with duty,. Last Saturday it became known that President of the Republic Anatoly Bibilov and Acting Prime Minister Gennady Bekoev also fell ill with coronavirus.

The Ministry of Health has prepared the children's hospital of the RMMC with up to 100 beds for a possible complication of the epidemiological situation due to the growing spread of coronavirus infection.

The chief sanitary doctor urged citizens in the context of the coronavirus pandemic not to self-medicate, but to call a doctor at home at the first symptoms.

Мой мир