No new cases of coronavirus detected in Russia

UNITED STATES (OBSERVATORY NEWS) — According to the latest data, no new cases of coronavirus infection have been detected in Russia, the press service of Rospotrebnadzor said.

On Friday, two cases of coronavirus infection in Russia were reported.

“During the monitoring period, 360 patients with signs of acute respiratory viral infections were identified. As a result of the monitoring in the Russian Federation, 2 cases of new coronavirus infection were detected among newcomers of the PRC,” the report said.

Those infected with coronavirus infection are in the boxed wards of the infectious diseases hospitals, their condition is satisfactory, there are no complaints, the press service specified.

On December 31, Chinese authorities informed the World Health Organization (WHO) of an outbreak of unknown pneumonia in the city of Wuhan, located in the central part of the country. Experts have identified the causative agent of the disease – this is 2019-nCoV coronavirus. 304 people became victims of the new coronavirus in China, about 14.4 thousand are infected.

About 100 more people in almost 20 countries fell ill outside of China. WHO recognized the outbreak as an emergency of international concern. The first two cases of coronavirus were detected in the Russian Federation, in the Trans-Baikal Territory and the Tyumen Region, both of them were Chinese citizens.


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