20% of employees emergency medical service of St. Petersburg Russia during the treatment of patients sick COVID-19. About it on air of TV channel “Saint-Petersburg” said the head of the Department for providing outpatient medical care in the city health Committee Larisa Solovieva.
“The situation has led to delays in the calls. Of course, we have 85% of calls are within the norm. But there are delays due to various reasons, we try to eliminate them,” – said Solovyov on 5 June.
She added that due to the shortage of staff ambulance staff forced to cancel their holidays and take extra shifts to replace sick colleagues.
According to the regional working group on countering the proliferation of coronavirus, in St. Petersburg more than 3,000 physicians contracted the coronavirus. Eight of them died.
Flash coronavirus infection COVID-19 began in late 2019 in China. March 11, 2020, the world health organization declared the spread of the coronavirus pandemic.
As of the evening of 6 June, according to the University of Hopkins throughout the world, the coronavirus has infected 6 797 633 people. Of them died 396 388 people.
Russia has already confirmed 458 689 cases of coronavirus. Recovered 221 388 Russians. Died 5725 people. In Saint-Petersburg is known about 18 of 169 cases. 347 people died. Overcame the disease 7462 person.