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Another 264 new cases of COVID-19 were confirmed today in Moldova, three of which in the Transnistrian region. At the same time, the Ministry of Health informs about the death of three other people infected with the new type of coronavirus. Thus, the balance of the deceased amounts to 331 cases.
The Central Electoral Commission (CEC) announces that Moldovan citizens with the right to vote who settled abroad or reside in the localities on the left bank of the Dniester, in Tighina municipality and in some localities of Causeni district can register in advance to participate in the presidential elections in Moldova due this autumn, Radio Moldova reports.
The World Health Organisation has updated its guidance to recommend that governments ask everyone to wear face masks in public areas where there is a risk of transmission of the Covid-19 coronavirus to help reduce the spread of the disease, Independent reports.
Five other people died from the new type of Coronavirus. In all 328 people died in Moldova. Among the people who died was a doctor, who worked in the Institute of Emergency Medicine. At the same time, the Ministry of Health informs that 306 patients are in serious health condition, of which 27 are connected to assisted breathing.
On Saturday, Sunday and Monday, the cemeteries on the territory of Chisinau will remain closed. The decision was taken today by the Extraordinary Municipal Public Health Commission.