COVID-19 pandemic in Karnia-Ruthenia

From Empire of Karnia-Ruthenia
2020 coronavirus pandemic in Karnia-Ruthenia
Virus strainSARS-CoV-2
First caseGrancasa
Arrival date23 December 2020
OriginMadeira Island, Portugal
Confirmed cases1
Suspected cases1
Suspected cases have not been confirmed as being due to this strain by laboratory tests, although some other strains may have been ruled out.

The 2019-21 coronavirus pandemic spread to Karnia-Ruthenia when its first case was confirmed on 23 December 2020, in the province of Grancasa, surrounded by Madeira Island, Portugal. The pandemic has affected, until Christmas 2020, an estimated 0.3 percent of the Karno-Ruthenian populace.

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From 09 to 15 March, the Imperial Diet discussed propositions made by the Emperor-King in order to give a proper response to the coronavirus outbreak. [1] On 16 March, was issued the Decree 189-20, ordering the publication of messages about COVID-19 prevention through government channels, encouraging the use of masks for outside activities, the reporting of symptom to the macronational governments to which citizens are subjected and encouraging citizens to be cautious in highly trafficked areas such as airports in the possibility of contagious spread.[2]

After testing negative for COVID-19, the Duke of Daugavia, Minister of Foreign Affairs, decided to self-isolate[3] On 21 April 2020, the King of Carpathia, serving with the US Army, started assisting civilian doctors and nurses in testing and treating COVID-19, as well as transporting medical supplies[4]

On 16 June 2020, Mr. Nicola Pillonetto, Karno-Ruthenian Ambassador to the Italian Republic joined the Civil Protection Department of the Ministry of Health of Italy on behalf of the Imperial and Royal Red Cross of Karnia-Ruthenia to help fight COVID-19[5].

On 23 December, the Imperial Government announced the first confirmed case of citizen infected with COVID-19, that was His Highness, the Marquis Alexandro of Grancasa, brother of the Duke of Libertia. The members of the House of Libertia isolated themselves until the end of the year[6].

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