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More than seven thousand beds for patients with COVID deployed in Priangarye

More than seven thousand beds for patients with COVID deployed in Priangarye

In the Irkutsk region, due to the increase in the incidence, it is necessary to equip new places for the treatment of patients with coronavirus. Kovidny hospital opens in the Irkutsk regional hospital, together with it the number of beds will exceed seven thousand.

As the Minister of Health of the region Yakov Sandakov said during a live broadcast in Instagram, now we have to increase the bed capacity. According to the calculations of doctors in the third wave of coronavirus oxygen consumption in hospitals has doubled... The necessary medical gas is imported from neighboring regions.

Also, according to the information of the Governor of the Angara region, Igor Kobzev, the load on the outpatient network has now increased by about five times. Because of this, difficulties arise with drug provision not only for inpatients, but also for outpatients. However, a large consignment of essential drugs arrived in the region last week.

The load on the ambulance has also increased. The stations receive up to 900 calls per day, most of which are about coronavirus or pneumonia. The ambulance driver's staff will be completed.

In total, more than 77 thousand people in the region have been diagnosed with coronavirus during the entire pandemic. More than three thousand people died.

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