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The number of cases of coronavirus in Karabakh reached 96

The coronavirus identified from two residents of the unrecognized Nagorno-Karabakh Republic, the total number of confirmed cases COVID-19 rose to 96, two people recovered, said on Friday at the information Ministry in the conditions of declared in the Karabakh emergency.

The authorities of the unrecognized Republic as of June 18, reported 94 confirmed cases COVID-19 and 56 cured patients.

"In General, in Artsakh (the self-Karabakh – ed.), coronavirus detected in 96 citizens. Cured 58 patients," reads the message on the page in Facebook headquarters. It is noted that in Karabakh isolated in 93 residents spent 1553 test. According to the headquarters, two new cases identified in Hadrut region.

Earlier, the authorities of Karabakh have extended introduced from April 12 the state of emergency until July 11. The President of the unrecognized Republic Arayik Harutyunyan stated that a negative test for coronavirus will be a prerequisite for entry into Karabakh.

World health organization March 11 announced the outbreak of a new coronavirus infection COVID-19 pandemic. According to the latest who data, the world revealed more than 8.2 million cases of infection, more than 445 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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