In Kamchatka, three inmates of the orphanage identified coronavirus

Diagnosis COVID-19 confirmed the three inmates of the orphanage in Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky, which had previously been revealed by the outbreak of the new coronavirus infection, told reporters on Tuesday the acting Minister of health care of Kamchatskiy Krai Elena Sorokina.

On Monday, authorities in the region told RIA Novosti that the house of the child in Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky, according to preliminary data, COVID-19 identified 24 employees of the institution. It was noted that they will be sent to the hospital, which is equipped on the base of sanatorium "Pearl of Kamchatka" in the Elizovsky district. The investigation into the outbreak at the children's home conducts the RF IC.

According to Sorokina, in the process, companies that switched to shift work, the coronavirus was initially identified in three staff, after which the test was organized for all the remaining 28 staff and 60 children who were at that time in the child's home.

"According to the test results of one laboratory was obtained 25 positive results and three negative employees, as well as positive results in three of 60 children. I want to note that in three children who have a positive result, symptoms have any. Children with positive results were sent to the children's infectious diseases hospital", - said the Minister.

She also said that sick employees are sent to the special Observatory, and other employees located at the place of residence. Besides, I sent all the employees older than 65 years. To continue the functioning of the children's home formed a new watch of 14 people.

According to the latest data, in the Kamchatka region was 1,168 infections COVID-19, of which 119 cases were children under the age of 17. The number of deaths 23. Recovered 393 people.

Relevant data on the situation of COVID-19 in Russia and the world presented on the portal stopmanager.of the Russian Federation.