BREAKING NEWS: Armenia Coronavirus Cases Increase To 235, PM Announces Stricter Measures.

The Republic of Armenia has confirmed 41 new coronavirus cases, on Monday, March 23, now standing at 235, PM Nikol Pashinyan said on Facebook.

“Today we recorded 41 new cases and this number, also its geography are somehow concerning. A citizen working in a factory in Kotayk Province and a citizen working in a factory in Yerevan’s Erebuni district have been tested positive for coronavirus. 26 out of 235 coronavirus patients have developed pneumonia but their health condition is under control. Most of the infected have normal body temperature”, Pashinyan said.

Pashinyan said stricter measures will be taken starting Tuesday for a week to further curb the spread of the coronavirus.

“We need some tougher limitations and have a stricter approach to obstacles. Starting from tomorrow the operation of all restaurants and cafes will be suspended, there will be exceptions only for delivery services. Some construction works will also stop. The operation of textile factories, a number of light industry branches will also be stopped”, Pashinyan said.

He noted that food production will continue. Groceries will continue operating as usual. The Commandant’s Office will publish the list of permitted operations. Pashinyan urged the citizens to maximally limit their movements and leave the houses only in case of dire necessity.

The country had earlier closed shopping malls, bars, night clubs, dance clubs and movie theaters, as well as betting offices and casinos.

Pashinyan added that more than 70 citizens will be tested tomorrow after a 14-day quarantine, and most of them will return home.

The Ministry of Health said it will provide updated information on the number of coronavirus cases on a daily basis, at 10am.

Armenia declared a 30-day state of emergency on Monday and banned citizens of 16 nations from entering the country in an effort to curb the spread of the virus. So far, two person has recovered from the coronavirus in Armenia.

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