Fourteen employees of the National Center for Disease Control and Prevention have been infected with coronavirus, spokesperson of the Ministry of Health of Armenia Alina Nikoghosyan said on Facebook.
Armenia, where coronavirus cases hit 424, and three people died, declared a state of emergency from March 16 till April 14. In addition, all enterprises have been closed, the movement of citizens has been restricted from March 25 to March 31.
On December 31, 2019, Chinese authorities announced an outbreak of pneumonia in the city of Wuhan. The causative agent of the disease is a new type of coronavirus, which has the official name COVID-2019.
The World Health Organization (WHO) has declared a pandemic of a new type of coronavirus in the world.