Sierra Leone has asked Russia to help in the fight against COVID 19

Government of Sierra Leone appealed to Russia with a request to assist in the fight against the pandemic coronavirus. This was reported on Monday TASS Ambassador to Russia Mohamed Longevo.

"the Minister of foreign Affairs Mrs. Nabil Tunisia-Koroma sent a letter to the Russian side with a request to help in the fight against coronavirus," said the Ambassador.

Currently, Sierra Leone has recorded 10 cases of infection with coronavirus, nine of them imported. In addition, from a person who arrived from abroad, had contracted a local doctor. Longevo pointed out that the country no one has died from the disease associated with a coronavirus, 45 people are in quarantine.

On the territory of the Republic act quarantine measures. The ban on movement between cities, which is possible only by special document.

The Ambassador said that among the in citizens of Sierra Leone contracted the coronavirus there.

"we do not Have any citizen in Russia who was sick," he said.

Outbreak caused by coronavirus disease was recorded at the end of 2019 in Central China and spread to most countries. March 11, the world health organization recognized it as an pandemic. During all this time, the coronavirus has infected more than 1.8 million people, more than 110 thousand died.