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The Ministry of Health will send additional medical teams to the Amur region

The Ministry of Health will send additional medical teams to the Amur region
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Additional teams of specialists will be sent to the Amur Region to ensure more efficient work of ambulance teams. Such an order was given to the Ministry of Health of Russia and Rospotrebnadzor by Deputy Prime Minister - Presidential Envoy to the Far Eastern Federal District Yuri Trutnev.

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. More than nine thousand cases have been registered in the region, more than five thousand people are in quarantine.

At the same time, there are not enough health workers in the Amur region. In infectious diseases hospitals for work in the "red zone" the shortage of doctors is 67%, nursing staff - 33%. In the region, 76 ambulance teams have been created to work with patients with coronavirus, but they are not enough - patients are waiting for doctors for more than a day.

All 25 CT scanners are involved in the diagnosis of coronavirus in the Amur Region, but equipment breaks down due to overload. For the repair of five KTs, 31,4 million rubles were allocated. Yuri Trutnev instructed the Ministry of Industry and Trade of Russia to promptly provide the region with additional tomographs.

There are now 9 confirmed cases of coronavirus in the region. There are 198 patients in hospitals subordinate to the regional Ministry of Health, 1 people are treated on an outpatient basis.

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