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Doctors from Moscow flew to Transbaikalia to combat COVID-19

Doctors from Moscow flew to Transbaikalia to combat COVID-19
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A team of doctors from Moscow flew to Chita, whom the president sent to help the Trans-Baikal doctors. Six doctors of various specialties arrived in the city.

According to the press service of the regional government, a surgeon, a pulmonologist, an infectious disease specialist, an anesthetist-resuscitator, a radiologist, and a resuscitation nurse arrived in Chita. All of them work in the single hospitals of the federal center.

As the president requested, the capital’s doctors brought along personal protective equipment for working in the red zone, medical equipment, and medicines. Approximately the team will work in Transbaikalia for two weeks.

Vladimir Putin asked the mayor of Moscow send doctors to the regions, in which there was a difficult epidemiological situation. In Transbaikalia confirmed 991 cases of COVID-19. The number of deaths of patients with coronavirus has increased to 17.

To the region earlier arrived the main infectious disease specialist of Russia Elena Malinnikova. She will identify the causes of the spread of infection, consider additional protective measures for social institutions, so that no new outbreaks occur.

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