In Karabakh, the number of cases COVID-19 rose to 59

The number of identified cases of coronavirus in the unrecognized Nagorno-Karabakh Republic increased by two to 59, said Saturday the Ministry of health of Karabakh.

The authorities of the unrecognized Republic of 5 June reported 57 confirmed cases COVID-19 and 31 recovered patient.

It is noted that two new cases identified among residents of the capital of Karabakh Stepanakert. One of them 71 years old, he is at risk, more than 10 years chronic disease of the lungs. Doctors assess his condition as serious, the patient oxygen is supplied, said the Ministry of health. "The condition of the other patients satisfactory", - stated in the message.

Earlier, the authorities of Karabakh have extended introduced from April 12 the state of emergency until June 11.

World health organization March 11 announced the outbreak of a new coronavirus infection COVID-19 pandemic. According to the latest who data, the world is already identified more than 6.5 million cases of infection, almost 387 thousand people died.

The conflict in Nagorno-Karabakh began in February 1988 when Nagorno-Karabakh Autonomous region announced its secession from the Azerbaijan SSR. In the course of the armed conflict in 1992-1994, Azerbaijan lost control over Nagorno-Karabakh and seven adjacent districts. Since 1992 negotiations on peaceful settlement of the conflict within the OSCE Minsk group, headed by three co - chairs-Russia, USA and France.

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