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About 1.5 thousand patients ORVI recruits revealed during the spring draft

About 1.5 thousand recruits, patients with SARS, tried to join the ranks of the Armed forces of the Russian Federation in the course of the spring draft in 2020, said Thursday the defense Ministry.

Spring appeal this year started later than usual – may 12 - because of the coronavirus. He ended on 16 July, the service has sent 135 thousand people.

It is noted that the first to send recruits to the military units of the armed forces began on may 20. Each were tested for the presence of coronavirus and gave casual clothing, banking personal card, medical masks, and bags with hand sanitizer in the kit.

The defense Ministry claim that through these measures the "penetration of coronavirus infection" to the troops managed to escape.

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