ArmInfo.Three coronavirus tests were taken from three Armenian Armed Forces soldiers. The press secretary of the RA Ministry of Defense Shushan Stepanyan announced this on her Facebook page the day before.
"At the moment, three military personnel have taken samples for testing COVID-2019, as the family member of one of the military has confirmed the presence of coronavirus. Military personnel from the same military unit are not involved in combat missions. In order to prevent the penetration and spread of the virus registered on the territory of Armenia, in the Armed Forces, the necessary anti-epidemic and preventive measures are carried out.
Considering that in addition to the conscripted military personnel, the Armed Forces of Armenia also have contractual personnel who have direct contact with the civilian population (officers, warrant officers, rank- and-file contract soldiers), an epidemiological analysis and medical examinations are constantly carried out, "said Stepanyan.
However, she once again stated that all of the above persons are from the same military unit and are not involved in the performance of combat missions.
"According to a pre-developed plan, isolation of those in close contact was organized, and the other circle of contacts was self-insulated. The military medical institutions of the Armed Forces are equipped with the necessary material means, the medical staff is ready to conduct appropriate treatment for possible patients with a new coronavirus infection," Stepanyan summed up.
It should be noted that in Armenia, as of 10:00 a.m. March 26, 25 new cases of coronavirus infection were registered. In total, on March 26, 290 people were registered in the country. A negative result was recorded in 1440 test cases. In fact, at this point, 272 people are being treated. 18 people recovered. More than 30 people have pneumonia.