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Evgeni Kamkin: situation with COVID-19 in Kamchatka can be reversed soon

Evgeni Kamkin: situation with COVID-19 in Kamchatka can be reversed soon
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Deputy Minister of Health of Russia Yevgeny Kamkin said that in the coming days the situation with the spread of coronavirus in the Kamchatka Territory can be reversed. According to him, the main thing is to build a clear patient routing system.

During his visit to the peninsula, Kamkin took part in several meetings, visited the regional hospital and the oncological dispensary. According to the press service of the regional government, he said that in order to stabilize the situation, it is necessary to build a clear patient routing system and assign all medical organizations that accept patients with COVID-19 to three laboratories conducting appropriate diagnostics.

According to the deputy minister, it will take two to three days to turn the tide in taking the necessary measures. The bed fund for helping patients with COVID-19, according to him, meets the standards of the Ministry of Health of Russia and leaves 466 beds.

According to the interim governor of Kamchatka, Vladimir Solodov, all patients with coronavirus who are treated at home will be provided with medicines for free, and the capacity of the laboratories conducting diagnostics on COVID-19 will be doubled. Now confirmed in the region 1 496 cases of coronavirus, 33 people died, 461 patients recovered.

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