Italian authorities have identified COVID 28 rescued in the Mediterranean migrants

Medical Italian authorities have identified infection with coronavirus COVID-19 28 migrants rescued in the Mediterranean sea German vessel the NGO Sea Watch, said on Wednesday the news channel RaiNews24.

Previously, more than 200 who have suffered disaster refugees were brought on Board the quarantine ship Moby Zaza, located in the roads in the Sicilian port of Porto Empedocle. On Tuesday all of them were tested for the coronavirus. In 28 cases, the tests showed the infection COVID-19. It was also reported that on Tuesday one of the migrants was urgently hospitalized in the infectious diseases hospital of the city of Caltanissetta with suspected tuberculosis. He also discovered coronavirus.

In this regard, the President of Sicily nello Musumeci stressed that the resolution adopted in April, the decision of the regional authorities to deliver rescued at sea migrants at the special quarantine the vessel was absolutely justified. "Today more clear our previous request. And those who raved, accusing us of racism, and now realized that we were right" - he wrote in Facebook.

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