Over the past day, 4 cases of COVID-19 were detected in South Ossetia, including two medical workers

Sat, 16/05/2020 - 12:29

Over the past day, 4 new cases of coronavirus infection were detected in South Ossetia, including two medical workers who were in the "red zone». Anna Gagloeva, Deputy head of the South-Ossetian Consumer Supervision Committee, told IA “Res" on Saturday.

Thus, on the morning of May 16, 34 of CAVID-19 were confirmed in the laboratory of the Republic,

“We conducted 111 tests in the laboratory (701 in total), four of which gave a positive result. These are two citizens of the Rpublic who arrived from the Russian Federation and two health workers from the “ red zone ”in the hospital in the village of Znaur, which, importantly, had no contact with people outside the medical facility, " said Gagloeva.

She noted that research in the laboratory would continue on Saturday, all patients were quarantined, their condition is satisfactory, and they receive the necessary medical care.

In total, 348 people are under two- weeks quarantine, and 236 are in medical facilities of the Republic. In addition, 69 people are on self-isolation at home and another 43 are quarantined at the hotel “Alan ".

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.

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 until May 17, restrictions on movement through the state border are introduced until May 31.

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