Armenia Coronavirus Cases Skyrocket By 78, Total Hits 407.

The Republic of Armenia has confirmed 78 (43 in morning and 35 in the evening) new coronavirus cases, on Saturday, March 28, now standing at 407, per Armenia’s Ministry of Health.

Today, Torosyan announced that 2 more patients have recovered from the coronavirus, bringing the total to 30 recoveries.

Out of the (78 Today) 407 total cases, (2 Today) 30 people recovered and 1 patient with underlying health conditions died. The remaining 376 are active cases and are hospitalized, per Alina Nikoghosyan, Spokesperson for the Ministry of Health.

To date, 2,172 negative coronavirus tests have been conducted in Armenia, per Alina Nikoghosyan, Spokesperson for the Ministry of Health.

13 patients with pneumonia are receiving treatment at the intensive care department of the Nork Infectious Clinical Hospital, 2 patients are in critical condition and are intubated, 2 are in serious condition. The condition of the rest is serious, but stable, Spokesperson for the Ministry of Health Alina Nikoghosyan informs.

The total 5 servicemen who tested positive for coronavirus all feel well, only one has a fever, their direct contacts are isolated, per Alina Nikoghosyan, Spokesperson for the Ministry of Health.

To date, Armenian Police issued 1,889 administrative offenses to citizens for violating the self-quarantine rules imposed to contain the coronavirus, per Hayk Mhryan, Deputy Chief of Police. 1,843 instances people have been told to get off cars as third persons, with measures applied against two means of public transport, in 48 cases drivers were pressed administrative charges for transporting more than two passengers.

The administrative charges were filed against citizens for having no passport or movement forms with them. “If I am not mistaken the amount is now 100,000 AMD ($200),” added Mhryan

The Police of Armenia urge citizens to strictly limit exit from their homes and leave home only if it is extremely necessary. Drivers are urged to move only one passenger, in observance of the requirements set under the decision of the Commandant.

On Tuesday, PM Nikol Pashinyan announced a week-long nationwide lockdown, imposing tougher restrictions on public life. All restaurants, cafes, enterprises, shopping centers, places of entertainment have been ordered to close.

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