“A patient who had previously arrived from France was hospitalized with symptoms of SARS in compliance with all measures of infectious safety in a separate box. It was quarantined even before the coronavirus infection was confirmed. Currently receiving the necessary treatment, ”the Crimean-controlled Minister of Health of the Crimea said Igor Chemodanov.
It is reported that now the patient is “in a moderate state, closer to satisfactory, no fever.” Also, according to the press service, all who contacted this patient are in isolation under medical supervision.
Recall that under the supervision of coronavirus in the Crimea and Sevastopol there are 417 people.
Earlier in Crimea, the first case of coronavirus was confirmed.
As of March 19, the Crimean department of Rospotrebnadzor reported that there were 18 people in medical facilities of the peninsula “with signs of respiratory viral infection who arrived from dysfunctional countries.”
In Crimea, the number of people who are under observation at home because of suspected coronavirus has increased. According to the head of the Russian Ministry of Health of Crimea Igor Chemodanov, doctors monitor the condition of 286 people, 22 people are in hospitals.
Earlier it was reported that as of March 21, 11 patients were under medical supervision in the infectious diseases hospital in Sevastopol, and 123 people were being monitored at home.
Coronavirus infection COVID-19
Coronavirus SARS-CoV-2formerly known as 2019-nCoVdiscovered in China at the end of 2019.
It causes disease COVID-19. In some cases, the course of the disease is mild, in others with symptoms of the common cold and flu, including fever and cough. It can develop into pneumonia, which can be fatal. Most patients recover; mostly people with a weakened immune system die, in particular the elderly.
On March 11, 2020, the World Health Organization recognized an outbreak of disease caused by a new coronavirus, a pandemic.