Armenia nurse contracts novel coronavirus at hospital
YEREVAN, MARCH 19, ARMENPRESS. A nurse working at an Armenian infectious diseases hospital has contracted the novel coronavirus, Healthcare Minister Arsen Torosyan said.
He said the nurse is one of the 115 confirmed cases as of Thursday morning.
“The nurse was immediately hospitalized; she is in a satisfactory state and doesn’t have pneumonia. I wish her speedy recovery,” said Torosyan on social media.
Arsen Torosyan said that healthcare workers are now the most at-risk group in terms of contracting the virus. The minister asked the general public to respect their work and stay home to prevent the spread of the virus.
Edited and translated by Stepan Kocharyan