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The Ministry of Defense is building a hospital for patients with COVID-19 in the Khabarovsk Territory

The Ministry of Defense is building a hospital for patients with COVID-19 in the Khabarovsk Territory
Photo: BBO press service
Near the village of Anastasyevka in the Khabarovsk Territory, a hospital is being built under the code name "Project-16", which is planned to be used for the spread of coronavirus. After that, the hospital will be used for the needs of the military.

Work on the construction site is carried out almost around the clock, since the hospital is scheduled to be commissioned by May 14, construction began on March 20. A total of 56 working days were allocated for the construction. Now the foundation of the future institution is 80% ready, the installation of metal construction has begun.

The construction mainly involves the military from the railway and engineering troops of the Eastern Military District (BBO) and other units of the Ministry of Defense. In total, 619 builders are working and the number of attracted specialists is constantly increasing. According to Andrey Vinogradov, chief of the engineering troops of the BBO, 1 builders will soon be involved in the facility.

A hospital area of ​​about eight thousand square meters. meters designed for 200 beds. According to the representative of the GVSU for special facilities, there are provided, in addition to the usual, 20 single rooms, as well as an intensive care unit with 20 seats.

Despite such a short construction period, the quality of the construction will not suffer, Andrei Vinogradov assures. Construction control is carried out twice a day by the Ministry of Defense, technical supervision representatives regularly visit the facility, internal quality control is carried out, and third-party laboratories are also involved.

In total, in the territory of the Eastern Military District four similar multifunctional medical centers: in Anastasevka, Ussuriysk, Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky and Ulan-Ude. Moreover, a complex of such a scale as near Khabarovsk is being built only in central Russia - in Podolsk.

Simultaneously with the construction, the delivery of medical equipment (computed tomography, anesthesiology, endoscopy, extracorporeal membrane oxygenation apparatus) is in progress and a stock of medicines is being formed.

Earlier, Presidential Envoy to the Far Eastern Federal District, Yuri Trutnev, reported that Khabarovsk Territory occupies worst preparedness positions to coronavirus. Beds in hospitals in the region alone about 700 missing... According to the Minister of Health of the Khabarovsk Territory Alexander Vitko, the region needs to open 658 more beds in hospitals to comply with the norm. The department plans to create such a number of seats by the end of April.
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