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Two More Servicemen Test Positive for Coronavirus in Armenia (VIDEO)

Two more servicemen of the Armenian Armed Forces have tested positive for the novel coronavirus, Defense Ministry spokeswoman Shushan Stepanyan said in a Facebook post on Friday, ''Panorama.am'' reports.

A total of 37 soldiers were tested after coronavirus had been confirmed in three servicemen not involved in combat tasks, she said.

The tests of the other 35 servicemen produced negative results, Stepanyan noted.

According to the spokeswoman, the two soldiers have been hospitalized and are in a satisfactory condition.

None of the five infected servicemen has developed pneumonia, she said, adding only one of them has fever.

The close contacts of all five servicemen remain in isolation in an area provided with all necessary living conditions for full isolation.

The Defense Ministry will keep providing updated information on the fight against the spread of COVID-19 in the armed forces and the current situation, Shushan Stepanyan said.

“We urge you to follow only official reports. The armed forces are taking all possible measures to combat the virus,” the post read.

Armenia reported 39 new coronavirus infections on Friday morning, bringing the total number of cases to 329 in the country. 

 


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