St George hospital for patients COVID-19 in Saint Petersburg (Russia), where the victims of the fire were five people, signed a contract for the purchase of equipment for artificial lung ventilation (ALV) of Germany. About it it is reported on the website of the unified information system of the Russian Federation in the field of procurement.
For budgetary funds purchased portable devices Prisma 25ST production Lowenstein Medical Technology, made in 2020. For 84 of the ventilator the customer agrees to pay 27,72 million rubles (over 9 million UAH).
The contract was signed on may 15, equipment is placed before the end of 2020.
The cause of the fire that occurred in the hospital St. Petersburg 12 may, became, according to preliminary data, malfunction of the ventilator, said the Governor of St. Petersburg Alexander Beglov.
“Russian service BBC” notes that we are talking about the ventilator “Aventa-M” production of the Ural instrument-making plant. They were received by the hospital on may 1 in the framework agreement for the supply of 237 vehicles from Russia, three from Ireland and 16 from China for a total amount of 75.6 million rubles (about 25 million). Actually managed to get and commissioning of 22 staff “Aventa-M”.
Flash coronavirus infection COVID-19 began in December 2019 in the Chinese city of Wuhan. To may 16, 2020, in the world of coronavirus infected nearly 4.6 million people died 308 thousand, recovered 1.65 million, informs the Johns Hopkins University.
Russia by the number of infected is in second place in the world after the United States – more than 272 thousand