Two more cases of coronavirus have been detected in South Ossetia during the day

Sun, 24/05/2020 - 12:05

In South Ossetia, over the past day, 2 cases of coronavirus infection were laboratory-confirmed: for a cadet who arrived and a woman who returned from treatment, the head of the South-Ossetian Consumer Supervision Committee Marina Kochieva told IA "Res," on Sunday.

Thus, on the morning of May 24, in the isolation ward of the Republican Medical Center there are 30 patients with coronavirus, among them health workers.

"The day before, one more person was discharged from the isolation ward, whose tests showed that he had recovered," the sanitary doctor said.

According to Kochieva, 149 people are currently under two- week quarantine, of which 116 are in Tskhinval and 33 in Znaur district.

On the eve, in the laboratory of the Committee, about 100 persons have been tested (more than 1200 in total).

“All patients feel satisfactory,” Kochieva said.

The sanitary service calls for compliance with the rules applicable to the coronavirus pandemic. The South Ossetian Consumer Supervision Hotline continues to operate in South Ossetia: +7 (929) 810-60-96; +7 (929) 805-88-96.

The first cases of coronavirus infection in the Republic were recorded on May 6, for the whole period 37 cases were laboratory-confirmed.

On Friday, the government of the Republic made a decision to extend the closure of the border between South Ossetia and Russia until June 30. The measures taken do not apply to citizens of South Ossetia returning to the Republic according to a specially developed schedule through the consular department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. The checkpoints with Georgia are also completely closed.

At the same time, on May 25, cafes, restaurants, children's entertainment centers, sports facilities, libraries, hotels and motels will open, public transport will start working.

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