ArmInfo. A citizen of Armenia is not a material for death from a coronavirus. Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan stated it on July 9 at a meeting of the RA government.
According to him, over the past day in the country, 526 new cases of the incidence of COVID-19 have been confirmed. 535 have died since the start of the pandemic citizens, another 170 people died for other reasons, being infected with a coronavirus. In this situation, as the head of government noted, the anti- epidemiological strategy remains the same - learn to live by such rules, which will nullify or bring cases of infection closer to zero.
Nikol Pashinyan recalled that on the eve of the decision of the commandant of the state of emergency, Deputy Prime Minister Tigran Avinyan of a certain category of citizens, exceptions were made regarding wearing masks. At the same time, as the prime minister noted, this may become the basis for mass evasion of wearing masks. He stressed that the fight against violators will be conducted by the most stringent methods, which will be strengthened as necessary. "Our task is not to fine citizens, but to increase their consciousness>," the head of government stated.
He also recalled that the situation in the world is not better. Over the past day alone, 100,000 new cases of morbidity have been identified, and the total number of infected has approached 12 million people. It should be noted that according to the data as of 11:00 on July 9, 526 new cases of coronavirus infection were detected in Armenia, 573 patients recovered.
In total, 30,346 cases of coronavirus were confirmed in the republic, 18,000 people recovered, 535 died. Over the past day, the disease claimed the lives of 14 people aged 52 to 90 years; all but one of them had accompanying chronic diseases. Over the past day, 6 deaths were also recorded when the patients confirmed a coronavirus infection, but death was due to other diseases. Thus, the total number of such cases has reached 170. Currently 11641 patients are receiving actual treatment. In total, 129,166 tests for coronavirus were conducted in the republic.