In some hospitals in the Moscow region there is a shortage of places for reception of patients with coronavirus infection COVID-19. About reports Now.
Last week in the Russian social networks video appeared in which doctors “fast” have complained that they had to stand in long queues to “take sick.” Turn of the 70 ambulances recorded at the entrance to the Federal clinical centre in Khimki near Moscow, and several other hospitals.
Hospital No. 15 in Veshnyaki district in the South-East of Moscow – one of those where in Moscow hospitalitynet patients with pneumonia. Before the epidemic the hospital was designed, with 1,300 beds, it is now overcrowded, said the admitting physician may Irina sheikina.
“There are already 1500 small patients, 1.5 thousand beds – all of them with pneumonia, bedspace is full. I was working from Thursday to Friday. Brought to the hospital on free sites: at the time we filed the “emergency” information that we have about 180 seats available, and we have brought 303 people,” said a hospital doctor.
According to physicians, hospitals put additional beds, expanding the chamber and compartments.
“Opened one compartment with oxygen and in there put the people who needed the oxygen. Some imported from these 303 people went to this Department,” she said.
At the same time, the Moscow health Department said on April 13 that in Moscow in the next two to three weeks in hospitals, disused for patients with coronavirus infection COVID-19, there may be a shortage of beds due to the high number of identified cases.
In the next 10 days in the treatment of patients with coronavirus infection will convert a further 24 hospitals. The total number of beds in the capital will increase to 21 thousand
As of the morning of April 14 in Russia, the number of cases COVID-19 reached 21 102. The total number of victims COVID-19 in Russia reached 170, recovered 1694 people.
Flash COVID-19 began in December 2019 in China. March 11, 2020, the world health organization declared the spread of the coronavirus pandemic.
According to data from the American Johns Hopkins University, the total number of infected people in the world exceeded 1.93 million, more than 462 thousand were cured, 120 and 450 died.