Armenia reports 181 new COVID-19 cases

Armenia reports 181 new COVID-19 cases

Coronavirus cases in Armenia grew by 181 in the past twenty-four hours to 43,451, the republic’s Health Ministry reported.

"In the past twenty-four hours, 181 new coronavirus cases were identified. To date, 37,264 people have recovered from the disease while the total number of infected people stands at 43,451," Sputnik Armenia cited the statement as saying.

Five coronavirus patients died at Armenian hospitals in the past day, bringing fatalities to 869 since the start of the pandemic in the republic, the latest data indicate.

Armenia extended a state of emergency because of the coronavirus outbreak until September 11.