No cases of coronavirus infection have been registered in South Ossetia

Thu, 23/04/2020 - 18:12

As of April 23, 47 people are under the supervision of doctors in inpatient medical institutions in South Ossetia (36 people a day earlier), and 10 people are in self - isolation, Marina Kochieva, Chairman of the Committee of South Ossetian Consumer Rights Protection, told IA "RES" .

"34 people are in the Republican multidisciplinary center, 10 in the isolation ward, and three more are in the Leningor hospital," she said.

In addition, three people from among the 18 drivers who deliver goods to the Republic in heavy trucks are quarantined in the hotel "Alan".

“All the other drivers have already left,” said the chief sanitary doctor.

The sanitary department noted that 134 tests had been carried out during the announcement of quarantine, all of them are negative.

"Today, in our laboratory, tests are being conducted for 18 people, the first group of citizens of the Republic who arrived from Russia on April 14 according to the lists compiled by the South Ossetian consulate in Vladikavkaz. The test results will be known later," Kochieva said.

Employees of the South Ossetian Committee for Human Rights Protection together with the law enforcement officials are monitoring the quarantine by citizens who are under the supervision of doctors and on self-isolation.

The government of South Ossetia has extended the term of restrictive measures related to counteracting coronavirus infection until April 26 inclusive. Educational institutions will be closed until April 30.

Earlier, the government of South Ossetia adopted a resolution restricting the border crossing with Russia until May 1, since the end of February all checkpoints with Georgia have been closed. Also, due to the threat of the spread of coronavirus infection, medical institutions are quarantined and operate in a special mode.

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