Task force under Cabinet of Ministers are holding a briefing on coronavirus detection in Azerbaijan, APA reports.
Member of the task force, chief infectious disease specialist Jalal Isayev, head of the department of TABIB Yagut Garayeva, Vasif Aliyev, Head of the Infectious Diseases Working Group of TABIB attend the briefing.
The headquarters of the Cabinet of Ministers of the Republic of Azerbaijan confirms that the first case of coronavirus (COVID-19) infection has been registered in Azerbaijan.
The infected person is a Russian citizen. He was diagnosed with symptoms of the disease while entering Azerbaijan from Iran. That person was placed at the specific infectious ward of the hospital. As a result of medical examinations and tests, he tested positive for coronavirus. The health condition of the person is stable.