Armenia Reports 7th Coronavirus Death, Cases Increases By 73 To 736.

Today, the Republic of Armenia reported its 7th fatality from the coronavirus 17 days after declaring a state of emergency to combat the COVID-19 pandemic.

A 76-year-old women died on Thursday night of the coronavirus at the Nork infectious diseases hospital, adding that he suffered from pre-existing medical conditions such as bilateral polygenetic pneumonia, diabetes and high blood pressure, per Alina Nikoghosyan, Spokesperson for the Ministry of Health. This marked the third coronavirus-related death in the country in a single day.

The Republic of Armenia has confirmed 73 new coronavirus cases, on Friday, April 3, now standing at 736, per Armenia’s Ministry of Health.

Today, Torosyan announced that 10 more patients have recovered from the coronavirus, bringing the total to 43 recoveries.

Out of the 736 total cases, 43 people recovered and 7 patient with underlying health conditions died. The remaining 686 are active cases, per Alina Nikoghosyan, Spokesperson for the Ministry of Health. To date, 3,258 negative coronavirus tests have been conducted in Armenia, added Nikoghosyan.

The nationwide one-week lockdown to help curb the spread of the coronavirus has been extended for at another 10 days, per PM Pashinyan (Facebook). “Analyzing the situation around coronavirus today, we have come to a conclusion that the heightened restrictions have to be extended for at least 10 days. Such a decision stems from the increasing number of confirmed coronavirus cases,” he said.

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