Ten candidates, including the incumbent Governor of the Kostroma region Sergey Sitnikov, filed documents for participation in elections of the head of the region, told RIA Novosti the representative of the election Committee.
"The election Commission of the Kostroma region presented the documents on the nomination of 10 candidates," - said the Agency interlocutor, noting that Tuesday is the last day of reception of nomination documents.
The Governor of the Kostroma region Sergey Sitnikov said at a meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin about the low availability of doctors, the region lacks a 560 doctors.
Vladimir Putin at the meeting asked the head of the region, as in the Kostroma region the situation with the doctors.
Beds for patients with COVID-19 in the Kostroma region occupied only by 30%, said the Governor Sergey Sitnikov during the meeting via video link with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday.
"In accordance with your goals in Kostroma region deployed 400 beds fixed at seven medical organizations... today, the occupancy rate of the specialized hospital beds accounts for only 30%," - said Sitnikov.