845 people are being treated for COVID-19 in Kazan
845 people are being treated for a new coronavirus
infection in Kazan, 504 of them are in hospitals, and 341 citizens are being
treated at home. This was reported by Vladimir Zhavoronkov, Deputy Minister of Health
of Tatarstan, at the meeting on combating the spread of coronavirus infection.
Currently, the treatment of coronavirus patients is
carried out in the Republican clinical hospital, Republican clinical infectious
diseases hospital, Children's Republican clinical hospital, children's hospital
№ 1, hospital № 2, hospital of war veterans and Central hospital of the Vysokogorsky
district. From today, the capacity of some medical facilities is increasing for
the treatment of COVID-19 positive patients, the Deputy Minister said.
Patients are assigned to different medical
institutions based on the severity of their health condition, said V.Zhavoronkov.
In Russia and particularly in Tatarstan, there is no
significant increase in newly detected cases of the disease, V.Zhavoronkov
added. “According to statistics of Russian Agency for Health and Consumer
Rights, we record that a stable number of people get sick every day, and there
is no exponential growth, - he said. We hope, that we have reached a plateau,
and in the near future we will be able to reduce the incidence.” Over the past
day, 80 new cases of COVID-19 were registered in Tatarstan, 61 of them in
Kazan. Tatarstan ranks 13th in Russia in cases in absolute terms and 62nd
in terms of cases per 100 000 population.