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Coronavirus is suspected by an employee of a hospital in Yakutia

Coronavirus is suspected by an employee of a hospital in Yakutia
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An employee of the city hospital number 2 in Yakutsk suspected coronavirus. Doubtful analysis was revealed during a medical checkup on COVID-19.

Now her analyzes are in the Vector laboratory in Novosibirsk. According to the head of Yakutia, Aisen Nikolaev, since she had no contact with patients, new cases of infection in the hospital are not predicted.

According to the head of the republic, over the weekend the laboratories of Rospotrebnadzor and the city hospital No. 3 processed a record number of tests - 752. All of them showed a negative result.

“Initially, we see that the case of infection most likely did not occur in the hospital, but in another place. Rospotrebnadzor works on the contacts of this alleged patient. We hope that in the near future the chain of possible infection will be finally established, ”said Aisen Nikolaev.

Now in Yakutia 15 confirmed cases coronavirus. According to the head of the republic, now the condition of the sick is stable. Aisen Nikolaev expressed the hope that already this week in Yakutia the first people to recover from the coronavirus will appear.

The greatest concentration of contacts with the first cases is located in the Gagarin District of Yakutsk. Therefore, all the doctors working there were tested. The medical facility in which the employee with suspected coronavirus worked was quarantined together with doctors for two weeks without the right to leave the hospital. 

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