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More than 70 physicians with confirmed coronavirus infection has died during the epidemic in Russia. This was announced by the chief epidemiologist, Ministry of health Nikolai Briko, reports RIA Novosti.
“Russian doctors have published online the names of their colleagues who died during the pandemic coronavirus, it is more than 70 names,” said Briko.
According to him, the number of infected health workers in the country is constantly growing in many regions was multiple foci of infection, primarily in health care organizations.
In some Russian hospitals was a mass infection of staff who worked with the infected. For example, in the Mariinsky hospital in St. Petersburg, the virus was diagnosed in 50 of the medical staff. Such institutions are closed on quarantine. Physicians complained about the lack of protective equipment.
To April 29, there are 972 of death among patients with COVID-19. The number of infected is close to 100 thousands.
Video, photo All from Russia.