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Emergency mode introduced in Yuzhno-Kurilsk due to coronavirus

Emergency mode introduced in Yuzhno-Kurilsk due to coronavirus
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The first case of coronavirus appeared in the Kuril Islands. In order to organize emergency measures to establish a circle of contacts and prevent the spread of infection in Yuzhno-Kurilsk, an emergency mode was introduced.

The diagnosis was confirmed by a resident of Dagestan, who arrived in Kunashir a few days ago. According to the regional headquarters for the fight against coronavirus, a preliminary rapid test at the airport showed a negative result, so the passenger received an order from Rospotrebnadzor for mandatory two-week self-isolation. However, the man did not wait for the end of quarantine and went to work.

Today, his laboratory confirmed COVID-19. The man was supposed to work as a diver on the Baikal vessel, owned by Salus LLC. The ship has already been seized.

Now the patient is isolated in the district medical institution, he will be taken to the infectious diseases hospital in Dolinsk by air sanitation. With Kunashir, traffic is suspended. It will be resumed when all those in contact with the patient are fully identified.

Now in the Sakhalin region confirmed 47 cases of coronavirus. Currently, 22 patients with a confirmed diagnosis are under treatment, 25 people have already recovered. At the same time, 80% of patients are visitors from other regions.

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