“With suspected coronavirus infection, a resident of the PRC who arrived in Irkutsk on January 24 from Beijing was hospitalized in an infectious diseases hospital. All anti-epidemic measures have been carried out. The patient was prescribed antiviral therapy, which led to a significant improvement in health, ”the press service of the regional government quotes TASS.
To date, the patient has been given a preliminary diagnosis - the untyped influenza A virus. To completely eliminate suspicion of coronavirus, his tests were sent to Novosibirsk.
Earlier, Rostourism recommended suspending the sale of tours in China until the epidemiological situation normalized.
According to the latest data, the number of patients with coronavirus 2019-nCoV in China increased to 1287 people, 41 people died.
And about. Arbi Abubakarov, chairman of the Committee on External Relations of St. Petersburg, commented on the situation with coronavirus in an interview with PolitExpert.