In the Yamal tundra has identified the first case of coronavirus

Coronavirus infection has reached the tundra of the Yamal-Nenets Autonomous district, said the Deputy head of the region Tatyana Buchkova.

According to her, the experts known to all who had any contact with in the tundra of cases. "People have taken the tests. The symptoms of SARS and confirmed tested positive for the coronavirus while there is only one contact", she said.

Buckova stressed that Oberstar together with the authorities of the Yamal district developed the tactic of eliminating further spread of the infection among the inhabitants of the tundra. So, all contact details are taken at the Observatory of Salekhard, where they will be under the supervision of physicians.

To Friday oberstab YANAO was not informed about the coronavirus among residents of the Yamal tundra, the infection was confirmed either in the settlements of the region, or shift workers, workers in the Autonomous region. On the Yamal Peninsula was 7.5 thousand cases of infection coronavirus infection, has recovered about a third of them died 52 people. The compulsory isolation in the region extended to July 20, inclusive.