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In El Salvador, the number of people infected with coronavirus has exceeded 15 thousand

The number of cases identified COVID-19 in El Salvador exceeded 15 thousand, according to the Ministry of health of the country.

A total of coronavirus in El Salvador contracted 15 035 people. Died 408 patients with confirmed COVID-19. Recovered from the beginning of the epidemic 7 793 patients. In total, the country was held 229 186 tests COVID-19.

Switzerland has increased the number of countries for the arrival of which required quarantine

Switzerland from July 23 to add to the list of countries for the arrival of which the required 10-day quarantine, according to the website of the Federal office of public health of the country.

According to published data, the list of States with unfavorable epidemiological situation will be made to Bosnia and Herzegovina, Costa Rica, El Salvador, United Arab Emirates, Ecuador, Swaziland, United States, including Puerto Rico and the virgin Islands, Guatemala, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Luxembourg, Maldives, Mexico, Montenegro, Suriname and Palestine.

In Central America will discuss the delivery of Russian drug "Aviewer"

The theme of Russian supplies of the antiviral drug "Aviewer" in Central America will be discussed in the framework of the Council of health Ministers of the six member countries of the Central American integration system, said RIA Novosti at the Russian Embassy in Nicaragua.

In SICA included Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica and Panama, the Council of Ministers of health is the standing body coordinating agencies in the countries of the system.

The Spanish government has supported the introduction of quarantine in parts of Catalonia

The Spanish government supports the decision of Generalitat of Catalonia on the introduction of strict quarantine on the territory of the region where you live 160 thousand people, despite the court decision.

The Catalan government decided on the introduction of strict quarantine in part of the Comarca Segre, including the city of Lleida: the inhabitants are forbidden to leave their homes except in cases of urgent need, all the shops (except for food), shops, sports centers and so on are closed, restaurants and bars can sell food only with home delivery. However, this decision of the court appealed against the Prosecutor's office and investigative Lleida, the court refused to confirm the legality of the introduction of stringent quarantine because, in his opinion, local outbreaks of infections "under control", and similar restrictive measures can only take the government of Spain. On Monday, the head of the Catalan Generalitat Kim Torre said that the quarantine imposed in spite of the court decision.

El Salvador has suspended the removal of restrictions imposed over COVID-19

In El Salvador, authorities have decided not to move to the next stage of the abolition of the restrictive measures imposed because of COVID-19, on the background of the deterioration of the epidemiological situation in the country, follows from the statements published in Twitter-account of the government.

The authorities of El Salvador from June 16, began to implement a plan for phased resumption of economic activities, consisting of five phases. It was assumed that its implementation will last until August 21. The first phase was supposed to end in early July, after which the authorities had intended to go for further removal of restrictions. In particular, during the second phase in a restricted mode was to make the restaurants and cafes, renewed public transit, footwear and cosmetic industries, as well as a number of other sectors.

About 300 police officers in El Salvador contracted the coronavirus

More than 300 members of the national police of El Salvador contracted COVID-19, at least 10 of them died, said the head of Department Mauricio Arrias.

"We know about 300 positive cases among the police, who immediately informed us about the positive test results, and more than 10 police officers died," said the Arrias at a press conference.

In Madrid was held a rally of memory of victims during the epidemic COVID-19 physicians

The action of physicians in memory of those killed during the epidemic COVID-19 colleagues and demanding the authorities to improve labor conditions took place in Madrid.

Several hundred physicians gathered in front of the government building of the community of Madrid in Puerta del Sol that, as stated by the initiator of the action, the Union AMYTS doctors, "to defend the rights of medical workers".

Spain said the number of victims of coronavirus

The total number of victims of the epidemic of the coronavirus COVID-19 in Spain is 28 313, it is 1 177 more than previously reported.

"Today, the figure of 313 28 in the whole of Spain died with the diagnosis of the coronavirus," - said at a press conference Director of the Spanish coordination centre of alerts and emergencies, Fernando Simon. In recent weeks, the Ministry of health tried to establish the real number of deaths as a result of coronavirus with a confirmed diagnosis, to get updated

In El Salvador will begin the abolition of restrictions

Salvadoran authorities intend June 16 to begin a phased withdrawal of restrictions imposed in the country due to the spread of the coronavirus, a new type of plan for the resumption of economic activities, published on the website of the government of the Republic.

The plan consists of five stages, its implementation will be carried out for nearly two months and will end on August 21.

In El Salvador the death toll in the storm rose to 16

The number of deaths due to heavy rains caused by tropical storm Amanda in El Salvador, had risen to 16, and another seven people are still reported missing, according to local publication Mundo.

Reportedly, 7 of 225 persons found shelter in 154 centres. 4 803 was placed in 80 centers in the Department of San Salvador, and 1 905 51 center in the Department of La Libertad.