The US Department of State calls on the US citizens to refrain from visiting Armenia due to the high risk of infecting with COVID-19, AzVision.az reports citing the US Department of State on May 19.
As of May 19, 221,368 people are infected with COVID-19 in Armenia while 5,424 people died.
The outbreak in the Chinese city of Wuhan - which is an international transport hub - began at a fish market in late December 2019. The World Health Organization (WHO) on March 11 declared COVID-19 a pandemic. Some sources claim the coronavirus outbreak started as early as November 2019.