“You have to subscribe for 500 people a day to the same to be hospitalized”
In St. Petersburg authorities said a shortage of beds for patients COVID-19
In St. Petersburg today is free for only 17% of hospital beds are in hospitals treating patients with coronavirus.
“The situation with coronavirus infection remains difficult. The distribution coefficient is 0.8. It says that the pandemic has not receded. Every day we have to write about 500 people, the same to be hospitalized,” — said Vice-Governor Oleg Ergashev journalists during the visit to the city station of blood transfusion, the correspondent Znak.com.
According to him, of beds in hospitals is not enough.
According to the authorities, in St. Petersburg since the beginning of the pandemic coronavirus fell ill 5 thousand doctors.
“I would like to acknowledge the fortitude of our health workers. Hospitals are now waging a heroic struggle. And residents need to be reminded that it is still necessary to observe a distancing, a rule of wearing masks. At least the sun is shining, but the virus doesn’t go anywhere. It is necessary to continue epidemiological events, despite the fact that it seems that there is relief,” concluded Ergashev.
Since the beginning of the pandemic in St. Petersburg 20561 recorded case of infection COVID-19. Dead — 597 people. Recovered 9 561.
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