Irkutsk
Ulan-Ude

Blagoveshchensk
Chita
Yakutsk

Birobidzhan
Vladivostok
Khabarovsk

Magadan
Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk

Anadyr
Petropavlovsk-
Kamchatsky
Moscow

This text is translated into Russian by google automatic human level neural machine.
EastRussia is not responsible for any mistakes in the translated text. Sorry for the inconvinience.
Please refer to the text in Russian as a source.

The floating hospital will prepare the Ministry of Defense for the Far East

The floating hospital will prepare the Ministry of Defense for the Far East
Photo: mil.ru

Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu instructed to prepare the Irtysh military hospital ship in the Far East to unload hospitals. In medical facilities they plan to place patients with suspected coronavirus.

The head of the Ministry of Defense gave the order to the commander of the Eastern Military District (BBO) and the Pacific Fleet, together with the Main Military Medical Directorate. They must fulfill the order within ten days.

“To increase the capacity of the hospital floating vessel Irtysh to 450 places to accommodate uninfected patients on it in order to unload medical facilities of the Ministry of Defense in the Far East,” Sergei Shoigu said at a conference call.

He also instructed to prepare medical institutions for the possible reception of patients with coronavirus infection.

Now the Ministry of Defense is building in the regions of the Far East four multifunctional modular hospital. The largest for 200 beds will appear in the Khabarovsk Territory in the village of Anastasevka. The facilities will be ready by April 30 and May 15.

September 23: current information on coronavirus in the Far East
Digest of regional events and latest statistics