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A sharp jump in the incidence of COVID-19 occurred in the Irkutsk region

A sharp jump in the incidence of COVID-19 occurred in the Irkutsk region
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In the Irkutsk region, the coronavirus was immediately detected in 162 people per day. The total number of COVID-19 cases has risen to 1.

According to the regional headquarters, now 1 patients remain in hospitals, of which 333 are shift workers, and 672 are guests of observators. The disease is registered in 135 districts, most of all patients in Irkutsk, Ust-Kut and Bodaibo. 

In the Angara region, another patient with coronavirus died. The number of deaths from COVID-19 in the region increased to 11. For the entire time of the epidemic in the Irkutsk region, 305 people recovered, ten were discharged the day before. 

Since nearly half of coronavirus patients are seasonal workers, authorities decided tighten control over arrivals shift workers. Courts in the Irkutsk region examined 1 self-isolation violations protocol. Residents were fined from one to five thousand rubles.

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