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Health Ministry: Lab analysis of coronavirus suspected case for Russian person at Tartous port is negative

Damascus- Health Ministry said that result of lab analysis of coronavirus suspected case for Russian person at Tartous port was negative.

The Ministry added in a statement on Sunday that first test of coronavirus, which was conducted on Saturday for the Russian person at Tartous port was positive, therefore the Ministry took a decision to prevent workers from leaving the port until conducting all lab analyses for all the workers who interacted with the suspected case, indicating that the results of analyses were negative.

The workers were allowed to come home and the port returned to work normally.

The Ministry said that retesting the suspected coronavirus case to confirm or deny the infection and the result was negative.

 

Source: Syrian Arab News Agency (SANA)