In Russia, revealed 61 new cases of infection with coronavirus

For a day in six Russian regions, another 61 patients with coronavirus were registered, the Operational Headquarters to Combat COVID-19 said.

It is clarified that 54 cases were detected in Moscow, two cases in the Udmurt Republic and the Kirov region, and one more infected was recorded in the Novgorod and Arkhangelsk regions.

All infected in the past two weeks have returned from countries in which there is an unfavorable epidemiological situation: Switzerland, Latvia, the Netherlands, Spain and France. The diseased were hospitalized and placed in special boxes, those who contacted them would be sent for examination.

The total number of patients with COVID-19 in Russia reached 367, 16 recovered, more than 52 thousand remain under observation.

Pandemic COVID-19

On March 11, the World Health Organization announced the outbreak of a new coronavirus infection, cases of which were first reported in China late last year, as a pandemic. As of the evening of March 22, more than 160 countries were affected by COVID-19, more than 316 thousand people were infected worldwide, 13 599 were killed, 95 922 patients were cured. The first by number of deaths is Italy (almost five thousand people have already died there), followed by China and Spain.

World leaders are taking emergency measures to combat the spread of the virus, imposing emergency or emergency regimes, and quarantining cities and entire countries.

Since March 23, the Russian government has suspended flights to all countries except flights from Moscow to the capitals of other states and charters for the export of Russian citizens. Also, until March 1, entry of foreigners and stateless persons into the country is restricted. On the territory of all of Russia there is a high-alert mode.

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