When the coronavirus hit Armenia in early March, those who had been exposed to the first confirmed patient were ushered to the mountain resort town of Tsaghkadzor and quarantined at the posh Golden Palace Hotel Resort & Spa.
Armenia’s Human Rights Defender (HRD) Arman Torosyan (photo) today announced that police officers used excessive force when they recently arrested a citizen in Yerevan for not wearing a face mask in public.
Of the 68.7 billion AMD (US$142.4m) budgeted for the police in Armenia last year, 47.4 billion AMD was spent on salaries, this according to Armenian Chief of Police Arman Sargsyan.
Seven people in Armenia died from Covid-19 since yesterday, raising the death toll to date to 183.
Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan, via a video link, participated in discussions today, launched by the Standing Committee on Financial-Credit and Budgetary Affairs of the National Assembly. regarding the state budget.