Armenia sees progress in instances amid lockdown easing

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Armenia on Tuesday reported a report variety of every day coronavirus infections and deaths amid a gentle progress of instances.

Last month, the nation lifted most of its lockdown measures regardless of a rise of instances. However, the well being ministry mentioned on June 2 that, prior to now 24 hours, the variety of infections rose by 517 to 10,009. 19 extra folks died from the virus, bringing the demise toll to 158, the ministry added.

The announcement got here a day after prime minister Nikol Pashinian mentioned that he and his household have examined optimistic for Covid-19, and added that he’ll self-isolate in his residence and can proceed to work distantly.

Pashinyan mentioned the federal government won’t impose a nationwide lockdown, however will proceed to advertise social distancing and different hygiene rules. “We have to learn to live with the novel coronavirus”, he mentioned.