5 Mar 2020 12:07

Russia records another coronavirus case

MOSCOW. March 5 (Interfax) - Russia has recorded another coronavirus case; the patient, a citizen of Italy, is in satisfactory condition, the operative headquarters said in a statement on Thursday.

"A Covid-19 case imported from Italy was registered on March 5; the patient is a citizen of Italy. According to the epidemiological inquiry, the Italian citizen arrived in Russia on February 29 and requested medical assistance on March 2 after the appearance of symptoms of an acute respiratory infection. He was placed in an isolated infectious disease box in a hospital," the statement said.

The test result was confirmed in the prescribed procedure; the case is mild, and the patient is in satisfactory condition and is receiving symptomatic therapy, the statement said.