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Ambulance employees get coronavirus in Kamchatka

Ambulance employees get coronavirus in Kamchatka
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Coronavirus was laboratory-confirmed in 38 employees of the Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky ambulance station, 18 of them are drivers. In all, the disease proceeds in a different form: for someone it is asymptomatic, and for someone in the form of pneumonia.

According to the deputy chairman of the regional government, Roman Vasilevsky, the data on patients with ambulances can change during the day, as there are several analyzes for which there is no official confirmation. According to him, the focus of the disease was identified and localized; today, employees of the Rospotrebnadzor department and medical services work there.

According to the press service of the regional government, the station was disinfected. The ambulance service in Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky will continue to work as usual.

Investigators began checking for contamination of ambulance employees. They will find out the circumstances of the incident and establish whether the ambulance officers were properly provided with personal protective equipment.

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