In Moscow, a growing number of cases of coronavirus pneumonia, the burden on hospitals and the ambulance has sharply increased, said AGN “Moscow,” Deputy Moscow mayor for social development Anastasia Rakova.
“We have to admit that in Moscow in recent days is growing not only the number of hospitalizations, but patients with severe disease, patients with coronavirus pneumonia. The number of patients with pneumonia compared with last week rose more than doubled (from 2.6 thousand to 5.5 thousand). Along with the growth of critically ill patients has dramatically increased burden on municipal healthcare. Now our hospitals and ambulance service are at the limit,” said Anastasia Rakova.
According to her, only in the Moscow hospitals are already treating more than 6.5 thousand patients with coronavirus.
According to experts, the peak incidence has not yet been reached, then the number of patients admitted will continue to grow, added the Vice-the mayor.