The number of cases COVID-19 physicians in the Saratov region exceeded 600

The number of health workers infected with coronavirus infection in the Saratov region exceeded 600 people, two thirds of them have already recovered, said the first Deputy Minister of health of the region Stanislav Shuvalov.

In total, the region 4132 laboratory-confirmed cases of infection with coronavirus, died, 37 patients recovered 1811. According to the health Ministry of the region on 9 June, the number of infected with a coronavirus health care providers in the area amounted to 587.

"The sick are already, unfortunately, 612 people, recovered 394", - Shuvalov said on Thursday at a briefing on the situation with COVID-19 in the field, answering the question about the number of cases of coronavirus physicians in the region.

He said that the insurance payment received 19 doctors who contracted the coronavirus while performing professional duties, in respect of 24 packages of documents are under consideration in the social insurance Fund.

"All the rest of the results of the work of the Committee documentation will be transmitted promptly to the Fund of social insurance", - said the Deputy Minister.

According to the presidential decree, the payments provided to doctors who suffered in the course of work with patients with coronavirus. In the event of complications from the coronavirus and disability decree provides for payments from 630 thousand roubles to 2 million roubles. In case of death of an employee in the result of infection with the coronavirus will be paid more than 2.7 million rubles, in case of complications caused by COVID-19, which did not lead to disability - more than 68.8 million rubles.

Insurance guarantees are available to doctors, average and younger medical personnel of medical organizations, drivers of ambulances who work directly with patients confirmed the presence of a new coronavirus infection and patients with suspected infection.

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