TIRASPOL, may 2 – RIA Novosti. Another 21 cases of coronavirus identified on Saturday in Transnistria, the total number infected has reached 516, reported in the operational headquarters for COVID-19.

“In the laboratories of Tiraspol and Chisinau were tested to study sample. A positive result in 21 of them, two remain in operation, the other – negative”, – stated in the message.

According oberstab just coronavirus laboratory confirmed in 516 Transnistrians, 22 people died, 89 patients have recovered.

the world health organization on 11 March announced the outbreak of a new coronavirus infection COVID-19 pandemic. According to the latest who data, there have been recorded more than 3.2 million cases of infection, almost 230 thousand people died.

Transnistria, 60% of inhabitants are Russians and Ukrainians sought to secede from Moldova even before the collapse of the USSR, fearing that on the wave of nationalism Moldova will join Romania. In 1992, after a failed attempt of the authorities of Moldova force to solve the problem, Transnistria has become virtually beyond the control of Chisinau’s territory.

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