Seven departments of the Republican hospital in Elista was quarantined after the detection of coronavirus infection in healthcare workers of the institution, said the Minister of health of Kalmykia Yury Kycanov.

Earlier it was reported that one of the buildings of Republican hospital of Kalmykia is covered for patients with coronavirus infection after identifying COVID-19 one of the hospital staff. According to Ministry of health of the region, health workers were infected outside the hospital.

"In the Republican hospital today revealed a pretty big source of infection, the infection is spreading mainly among medical workers of the hospital is divided into two zones: conditionally dirty and relatively clean. Seven offices are closed on quarantine with the full-isolation", – said Chikanov live in account of the local Ministry of health in Instagram.

He noted that on 30 April in the region was 231 a case of coronavirus infection, 39 recovered.

Earlier it was reported that on Wednesday the number of cases of coronavirus was 192.

World health organization March 11 announced the outbreak of a new coronavirus infection COVID-19 pandemic. According to the latest who data, there have been recorded more than 3 million cases of infection, almost 208 thousand people died.

Recent data on the situation of COVID-19 in Russia and the world presented on the portal stopmanager.of the Russian Federation.