Number of Armenia's COVID-19 cases reach 37,390
Coronavirus cases in Armenia grew by 73 in the past twenty-four hours to 37,390, the republic’s Health Ministry reported on Monday.
"In the past twenty-four hours, 73 new coronavirus cases were identified and 187 patients recovered from the illness. To date, 26,665 people have recovered from the disease while the total number of infected people stands at 37,390," the statement says.
A day earlier, Armenia reported 321 new coronavirus cases.
Six coronavirus patients died at Armenian hospitals in the past day, bringing fatalities to 711 since the start of the pandemic in the republic, the latest data indicate.
The Armenian population equals 2.9 million people, which means that the coronavirus infection has been identified among about 1.2% of the republic’s residents since the start of the pandemic in the country. Over this time, about 157,000 coronavirus tests have been conducted in Armenia and about 24% of them have been positive, TASS reported.
The Armenian government made a decision on July 13 to extend the emergency regime in the republic until August 12 due to the tense coronavirus situation.