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12 August, Wednesday

Armenia: COVID-19 tally exceeds 33 thousand

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As of July 15 in the morning,  33 005 new coronavirus cases have been recorded in Armenia. The number of infected in one day has grown by 515, reports citing

According to the National Center for Disease Control and Prevention of the country, 21 348 people have recovered, 10 876 are getting treatment.

The total death toll reached 592, as 11 others died of the virus. 

Earlier at a briefing of the Task Force under the Cabinet of Ministers, Assistant to the President of Azerbaijan, Head of the Department of Foreign Policy Affairs of the Azerbaijani Presidential Administration Hikmat Hajiyev stressed that the Armenian leadership is covering up the real COVID-19-related figures. 

"Today, Armenia is in a dire situation because of the negligent policy pursued by the country's leadership. They are hiding the coronavirus figures from their citizens," he said. 

"While begging for help, they oppose the initiative of President Ilham Aliyev to convene a special session of the UN General Assembly. In this way, Armenia is revealing its true nature," Hajiyev stressed.

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