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Suspected coronavirus in Kyrgyz citizen returning from Thailand not confirmed.

Suspected coronavirus in Kyrgyz citizen returning from Thailand not confirmed AKIPRESS.COM - A citizen of Kyrgyzstan, who returned from Thailand, was taken to the National Infectious Disease Hospital with suspected coronavirus, Ryspek Sadygaliev, Chief of the State Sanitary and Epidemiological Control Center, said at the meeting with Bishkek local councilors today.

The 27-year-old man returned from Thailand on January 27. "The thermal scanner at the airport showed the man had a high temperature. He was taken to the Infectious Disease Hospital.

The examination found the man had another diagnosis and he was transferred to another hospital. Coronavirus was not found," Ryspek Sadygaliev said.

Six Kyrgyz students have arrived from Urumqi to Kyrgyzstan this morning. "They were taken to the Issyk-Ata hospital.

They are held in isolation wards and will stay there for 14 days. There are no signs of coronavirus yet," Sadygaliev stated.

100 beds in isolation wards have been prepared in the military hospital in Kok-Tash village outside Bishkek for suspected coronavirus cases. "The isolation wards are being prepared in hospitals in Kemin, Sokuluk, Tokmok, Kant in case coronavirus reaches Kyrgyzstan," Ryspek Sadygaliev said.

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Date:Jan 28, 2020
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