Number of COVID-19 patients in Armenia reaches 162,643

Number of COVID-19 patients in Armenia reaches 162,643

Coronavirus cases in Armenia grew by 355 in the past 24 hours to 162,643, the republic’s Health Ministry reported.

"In the past twenty-four hours, 355 new coronavirus cases were identified. A total of 150,602 patients recovered from the illness," the ministry said in a statement.

Ten more coronavirus patients died in hospitals in the past twenty-four hours, bringing the total number of fatalities in the republic to 2,941 over the entire pandemic period, the statement says.

The state of emergency due to the coronavirus pandemic was in force in Armenia for six months - from March 16 to September 11 inclusive. After the parliament passed amendments to the package of relevant laws, the Armenian government introduced quarantine throughout the country for a period of 4 months - until January 11, 2021.

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