346 people are quarantined in South Ossetia: not a single case of COVID-19 was detected during the day

Fri, 15/05/2020 - 13:06

Over the past day in South Ossetia there are no detected cases of coronavirus. Thus, on the morning of May 15, 30 cases of COVID-19 cases were laboratory-confirmed in the Republic, Anna Gagloeva, Deputy head of the South- Ossetian Consumer Supervision Committee, told IA “Res” on Friday.

“We conducted 48 tests on the eve (614 in total), all of them are negative. The researches in our laboratory will continue today. All patients, most of them cadets of military universities of the Russian Federation, were previously quarantined, they receive the necessary medical care,” Gagloeva said.

She noted that 346 people are under two-week quarantine, and 239 are in medical institutions of the Republic. In addition, 69 people are in self-isolation at home and another 38 are quarantined in the hotel "Alan".

The first three cases of coronavirus cases in the Republic were recorded on May 6. The sanitary service calls on citizens of the Republic to observe all security measures. The South Ossetian Consumer Supervision Hotline continues to operate in South Ossetia: +7 (929) 810-60-96; +7 (929) 805-88-96.

Earlier, President of South Ossetia Anatoly Bibilov signed a decree on declaring non-working days from May 12 to May 28 inclusively with the preservation of wages due to the situation with COVID-19.

The Cabinet of Ministers of South Ossetia 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.

The border of South Ossetia with the Russian Federation is completely closed from May 10 to 17, and restrictions on movement through the state border were introduced until May 31.

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