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An infectious disease hospital in the maternity hospital will be opened in the capital of the Amur region

An infectious disease hospital in the maternity hospital will be opened in the capital of the Amur region
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In Blagoveshchensk, an infectious diseases hospital will start working tomorrow at the maternity hospital. The hospital has prepared 150 beds for the treatment of patients with coronavirus.

According to the press service of the government of the Amur Region, the necessary material base was prepared for the institution and personnel were selected. According to the regional health minister Svetlana Leontyeva, in total, nine infectious diseases hospitals with 1 beds have been deployed in the region to hospitalize patients with coronavirus infection, including complicated pneumonia.

There are also 25 provisional hospitals with 647 beds for patients with suspected coronavirus. More than 80 previously received ventilators are being distributed to medical institutions, some have already been transferred and used.

During the next week, the region will receive most of the purchased medicines. They will primarily be directed to outpatients.

Last week, the presidential envoy to the Far Eastern Federal District, Yuri Trutnev, gave instructions send additional teams of specialists to the Amur region to ensure more efficient work of ambulance teams. At a meeting in Blagoveshchensk, the plenipotentiary said that the coronavirus epidemic in the Amur Region is one of the most difficult in the Far East.

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