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In the Saratov region the number of cases COVID-19 children nears 300

The number of children infected with coronavirus infection in the Saratov region, is close to 300, of which 70% is 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.

"Sick children a total of 270, or 6.4% of total cases. In General, according to operational data, in Russia the number of children (among those with coronavirus - ed.) reaches 7.5%... Recovered to date, with 189 children, that is a big part. Severe among children undergoing medical treatment in outpatient and inpatient no ventilators no", - Shuvalov said on Thursday at a briefing on the situation with COVID-19 in the field.

He said that among minor patients COVID-19 there are 16 children under one year.

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