A virtual round is organized in Tatarstan temporary infectious diseases hospitals
The war veterans’ hospital in Kazan is now serving for
coronavirus infected people. To date, 31 patients have been admitted to the
hospital. Vladimir Zhavoronkov, deputy Minister of health of Tatarstan,
reported about it today at the headquarters meeting for combating the spread of
V.Zhavoronkov said that in Tatarstan as of May 11, the
number of cases is 1761, including 817 people – citizens of Kazan. 475
Tatarstan citizens recovered, 207 of them live in the capital of the republic.
Since the beginning of the epidemic, 6 deaths have been recorded, including one
citizen of Kazan.
“Coronavirus infection tests are currently carried out
in 14 laboratories, 10 of them are located in Kazan. Their combined capacity is
2 thousand tests per day. Since the beginning of the spread of coronavirus
infection 73 397 tests were made in Tatarstan, more than 35 thousand tests in
the laboratories of medical facilities”, – V.Zhavoronkov reported.
V.Zhavoronkov said that since the opening of temporary
infectious diseases hospitals in Tatarstan, the so-called virtual round has
been organized. “Its goal is to make collective decisions and choose rational
treatment tactics for the most severe patients with COVID-19. The virtual
consultation is held with the participation of leading specialists of the
Tatarstan Ministry of Health”, - he said.
Vladimir Zhavoronkov reminded that a new infectious
diseases hospital is under construction in Kazan. It is planned to equip it
with the most modern high-tech equipment.
“The Federal center has allocated 50 million rubles to
the republic for additional payments to doctors. I hope that specialists will
receive bonuses for their today's truly heroic work on the frontline”, - Ilsur
Metshin, Kazan Mayor, summed up.