In South Ossetia during a day the number of infected with COVID-19 increased by 1 person to 23

Mon, 11/05/2020 - 17:05

For one day, coronavirus in South Ossetia was confirmed in one person, on the morning of May 11, a total of 23 cases of COVID-19 infection were registered, Anna Gagloeva, Deputy head of the South Ossetian Consumer Supervision Committee, told IA "Res" on Monday.

“The day before, we conducted 43 tests (388 in total), all of them, except one, were negative. A positive test was found in the newly arrived cadet of the Russian military University (previously, positive tests were detected in 14 more cadets). Among those who had previously been confirmed with COVID-19 are also citizens who returned to South Ossetia from Russia through the Foreign Ministry, "said Gagloeva.

She has noted that in total 193 people who returned from Russia to South Ossetia are in quarantine in the Republic’s medical facilities.

“Of these, 131 people are in Tskhinval, 25 in Dzau, 30 in Znaur, 7 in Leningor,” she said.

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The Cabinet of Ministers of South Ossetia on Friday extended restrictive measures in the Republic until May 31. All public places remain closed, except for food and non-food stores, beauty salons and workshops.

The ban remains on holding cultural events, it is recommended to postpone weddings. The border of South Ossetia with the Russian Federation was completely closed from May 10 to 17, and restrictions on movement through the state border were imposed until May 31.

The first three cases of infection in the Republic were recorded on May 6.

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