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COVID-19: Situation in the National Army

CHISINAU, June 18, 2020 - During the pandemic, 65 cases of infection with the new coronavirus were registered in the National Army, 18 people out of the total number of contaminated soldiers and civilian employees being already treated and discharged.

Another 42 people continue to be hospitalized in the Central Military Clinical Hospital and civilian medical institutions, and five employees are receiving treatment at home, with mild forms of the disease.

In the context of the epidemiological situation in the National Army, this morning, the Minister of Defense Alexandru Pinzari went to the Military Clinical Hospital to inquire about the health of the hospitalized, but also to check the working conditions of the institution`s medical staff.

Based on the consideration that over 20 cases out of the total number of diseases with the new coronavirus are registered in the Motorized Infantry Brigade "Moldova", the Minister of Defense today made an emergency visit to the Balti garrison.

"Today we undertook an emergency visit to the north of the country, a visit planned in advance. Unexpectedly invited to the Plenary Session of the Parliament, I could not present myself. I am open to communication with all citizens, as I have always been ", mentioned Alexandru Pinzari on his Facebook page.

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