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Head doctor reprimanded due to outbreak of coronavirus in Buryatia

Head doctor reprimanded due to outbreak of coronavirus in Buryatia
Photo: egov-buryatia.ru

About 150 people became infected with coronavirus in the republican hospital of Buryatia. Two departments are closed for quarantine, the head doctor is reprimanded.

As the Interfax, referring to the Ministry of Health of the region, the outbreak occurred due to a patient admitted to the surgical department. COVID-19 was asymptomatic.

Infectious diseases in the hospital began on May 20. A total of 146 people fell ill, five of them over the past day. More than 30 are medical workers, 48 ​​are patients, 59 are family members of sick physicians and patients. 

A decision was made to impose a disciplinary sanction on the doctor of the republican hospital. He was reprimanded and extended a trial period of three months.

In total, 1563 people were infected with coronavirus in Buryatia. 50 of them were identified in the last 24 hours. 854 patients were discharged from hospitals, 10 - died. Treatment in hospitals is 531 sick.

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