ArmInfo.The situation with the spread of coronavirus infection remains tense in Armenia. Minister of Healthcare of Armenia Arsen Torosyan announced this on May 28 during a briefing.
According to him, in order to prevent the situation from spiralling out of control, it is necessary to continue coordinated actions in preventing the spread of coronavirus.
" As of today, 316 patients are in serious condition, 53 - in extremely serious condition, another 17 - are connected to mechanical ventilation devices. I would also like to say that record levels in the number of deaths were recorded in Armenia yesterday, unfortunately, this figure reached 15", the Healthcare Minister said.
At the same time, he added that in order to avoid a crisis in the healthcare sector, measures are being taken to expand the number of beds and by the end of the month it will be increased by another 100 (50 each in the Erebuni Medical Center and Grigor Lusavorich).
In Armenia, on the morning of May 28, 442 new cases of coronavirus infection were recorded. Thus, in the country the total number of infected reached 8216 people, while 32 patients recovered. 113 people died from complications of coronavirus (plus 15 over the past day). The number of patients with coronavirus who died for other reasons is 44 (plus 5 over the past day). According to the data, the number of people cured of the infection is 3287 people. 4772 people are under treatment. 54931 tests were carried out in the republic (1253 over the last day).