BLAGOVESHCHENSK, may 5 – RIA Novosti. The number of identified cases of infection with coronavirus for a day in the Amur region increased by 14 and had reached 98 cases, according to the regional government.

“told the head of regional management Rospotrebnadzora Olga Kurganova, the last day was 14 new cases of novel coronavirus infection… Thus, the increase in recent days was 16.7%. With a cumulative total of 98 recorded cases,” the message reads.

Recovered, according to authorities, 14 people, they are discharged from the hospital, 84 are being treated. More than half the cases – 54% were infected through close contact with infected, mainly in the family, and 46% beyond the Amur region, in transit, mainly trains. Doctors observed and studied 812 people in contact with sick people are isolated at home or in detention facilities.

“the Volume of research is necessary to increase. We expect that in the near future will conduct tests of our Institute of pathology of respiration”, – quotes the government Kurganovo.

Only in the Amur region held almost 15,4 thousands of studies on coronavirus, most of the tests carried out by experts of the regional centre of hygiene and epidemiology, tests do also in the regional infectious diseases hospital, started to work in this area and the Amur regional clinical hospital.

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