In Karabakh has identified one new case of infection with coronavirus

The coronavirus identified another resident of the unrecognized Nagorno-Karabakh Republic, the total number of confirmed cases COVID-19 rose to 97, five people were recovered, said on Saturday the information Ministry in the conditions of declared in the Karabakh emergency.

The authorities of the unrecognized Republic on June 19 reported 96 confirmed cases COVID-19 and 58 of recovered patients.

"In General, in Artsakh (the self-Karabakh - ed.), coronavirus detected in 97 of citizens. Recovered a total of 63 patients," reads the message on the page in Facebook headquarters. It is noted that in Karabakh isolated in 78 residents held 1571 test.

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.

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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