Coronavirus outbreak recorded in hostel of Penza university
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.
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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.