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In the Saratov region drivers of minibuses will test COVID-19

Taxi drivers in the city of Engels of the Saratov region will test for the coronavirus after the detection of infection in the health worker who conducted the medical examinations, said the chief of Department of epidemiological supervision of regional management Rospotrebnadzora Galina Arkhipova.

"Conducted by epibrassinolide established that the employee was a medical professional and conducted pre-trip inspections the driver," Wheeler said Thursday at a briefing on the situation COVID-19 in the region, answering the question of whether the Agency about the infection by the coronavirus employee of Engels "the Central dispatching service", which allegedly had contact with about 140 drivers.

"All these drivers are defined, and according to the guidelines, they - all contact will be surveyed on the 10th day," she added.

According to her, coronavirus, the health worker identified in the survey as contact with other sick COVID-19.

"She's not ill, she was found to be in contact with other patients as asymptomatic, that is, she had no signs of the disease, with symptoms of the disease she work did not go", - said Arkhipov.

In total, the region 7969 laboratory-confirmed cases of infection with mers have died, 49 patients recovered 4535.

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