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More than 200 specialists will go to fight COVID-19 in the Khabarovsk Territory

More than 200 specialists will go to fight COVID-19 in the Khabarovsk Territory
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In Khabarovsk Territory, 202 doctors are reassigned to work with patients with confirmed coronavirus infection. From April 28, specialists trained in providing medical care for infectious diseases, intensive care, pulmonology, as well as those who can assist with artificial lung ventilation, will go to work in hospitals.

According to the press service of the government of the Khabarovsk Territory, doctors have been retraining since April 10. New specialists are entitled to wage increases for working with patients with coronavirus. From the federal budget, additional payments will be received by doctors, middle and junior specialists of hospitals and ambulances. For other categories not included in the federal list, payments are made from the regional budget.

According to Vitaly Petrishchev, Deputy Head of the Ministry of Health of the Khabarovsk Territory, after retraining the region will receive 112 infectious disease specialists and 21 pulmonologists. Separately, 196 nurse anesthetists are trained.

Petrishchev clarified that not all doctors can retrain, but only those whose specialization is initially suitable for re-profiling. Doctors are trained at the Far Eastern State Medical University.

Currently, 192 patients are in treatment in the Khabarovsk Territory, five in serious condition. On April 21 in the Khabarovsk Territory thirty new infections were diagnosed per day. There are a total of 215 patients with a confirmed diagnosis of COVID-19 in the region. Of these, eighteen people recovered, 5 people died from pneumonia and related diseases.

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