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Coronavirus outbreak recorded in hostel of Penza university

09:49 | 24.04.2020 | Medicine

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Penza, 24 April 2020. PenzaNews. Outbreak of novel coronavirus infection COVID-19 was recorded in a hostel of one of Penza universities. This was announced by head of the regional department of Rospotrebnadzor Mikhail Perekusikhin.

Coronavirus outbreak recorded in hostel of Penza university

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"We have an outbreak among foreign students at the University of Construction. Quarantine measures naturally are being taken there. A certain number of people with clinical symptoms were hospitalized. There are eight confirmed cases," he said, answering a question from Irina Zavartseva, host of the City Speaks programme on Russia-24.Penza.

Mikhail Pereksikhin explained that the entire hostel was under quarantine.

"It is being controlled by different forces, including Rosgvardiya so that [...] there should be no desire to take a walk, as they say," he noted.

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