MOSCOW, March 25. /TASS/. Another patient who recovered from the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) has been discharged from a hospital in the Russian capital, the Moscow coronavirus task force informed TASS on Wednesday.
"We retested the patient for the disease [COVID-19], the results were negative. The patient is in good health and in a good condition. This is the 15th patient to recover from the coronavirus in Moscow," the task force stated.
Earlier on Wednesday, officials informed that the total number of those infected with COVID-19 in Moscow had reached 410, rising by 120 in the past 24 hours. The number of those recovered has risen to 15.
In late December 2019, Chinese authorities notified the World Health Organization (WHO) about the outbreak of a previously unknown pneumonia in the city of Wuhan, central China. Since then, cases of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) have been reported in more than 150 countries, including Russia.
On March 11, WHO declared the outbreak of COVID-19 a global pandemic. As of now, over 410,000 people have been infected around the world and more than 18,000 have died. Russia has identified 658 cases of the virus. The Russian government has launched an online hotline to keep the country’s people informed about the coronavirus situation.