Health 21:09 02/06/2020 Armenia

Coronavirus: Armenia reports 13-fold increase in cases in two months

The epidemic situation in Armenian remains dire, the Head of Armenia’s National Center for Disease Control and Prevention Artavazd Vanyan stated on Tuesday.

“We had threefold increase in coronavirus cases in April to compare with March, while in May the cases soar 13-fold in two months. That is to say after lifting the restrictions, large public gatherings followed,” Vanyan said at a briefing following the regular meeting at the Commandant’s Office.

The Head of the Center called once again on the public to maintain safety measures and avoid organizing and attending public events.

“If we fail to limit our interactions, the negative dynamics will continue. It is especially recommended to refrain from attending memorial ceremonies and funeral. Another problem remains people’s gatherings in the their yards in the evenings,” said Vanyan.

Vanyan also warned against pilgrimages which may result in uncontrolled spread of the virus. 



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