The head of Kyrgyzstan did not participate in the parade in Moscow because COVID-19 in the delegation

The President of Kyrgyzstan Jeenbekov Sooronbai did not participate in the Victory parade in Moscow in connection with the fact that two members of the Kyrgyz delegation showed COVID-19, told RIA Novosti press-service of the head of state.

As reported, according to the algorithm, the President, members of the delegation and accompanying persons on arrival in Moscow, passed the test for the coronavirus. At the head of foreign policy Department of the President's office Daniyar Sydykov and one security officer discovered a positive result.

"In accordance with a further algorithm, the President decided to abstain from participation in the events dedicated to the 75th anniversary of Victory in the great Patriotic war", - said the representative of the press service.

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 8.9 million cases of infection, over 469 thousand people died.