In the occupied Crimea, COVID-19 was confirmed in 20 more people per day

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In the Russian-occupied Crimea, over the past 24 hours, coronavirus infection was confirmed in 18 people, in Sevastopol – in two.

This is reported by Ukrinform with reference to the information of the Crimean Human Rights Group in Facebook.

“A new coronavirus infection was laboratory confirmed in 18 people in Crimea over the past day,” the KKE said, citing the occupation “authorities” of Crimea.

In total, for the current period in the occupied Crimea (excluding Sevastopol), 1,323 cases of new coronavirus infection have been registered.

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In Sevastopol, according to the occupation “authorities” of the city, as of the morning of August 4, two new cases of COVID-19 were registered. The diagnosis was confirmed in a woman who came to Sevastopol on vacation. The test showed another positive result from a local resident.

Since the beginning of the year, 356 people have fallen ill with COVID-19 in Sevastopol. In total, 1,679 cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed on the Crimean Peninsula.

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As reported, in the occupied Crimea, there has been a sharp increase in the incidence over the past two weeks. coronavirus, most likely associated with the arrival of tourists from the regions of Russia, including Moscow and St. Petersburg, where the largest number of people infected with COVID-19 in the Russian Federation.

According to experts from the Crimean Human Rights Group, the official public statistics on the incidence of coronavirus on the peninsula is underestimated, since it does not reflect data on infections in the ranks of the Russian army and law enforcement agencies, as well as patients with community-acquired pneumonia.

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