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The number of cases COVID-19 physicians in the Saratov region exceeded 700

The number of health workers infected with coronavirus infection in the Saratov region, has exceeded 700 people, said on Wednesday first Deputy Minister of health of the region Stanislav Shuvalov.

In total, the region 4982 laboratory-confirmed cases of infection with coronavirus, died in 39 patients, recovered 2317. According to the health Ministry of the region on June 15, the number of infected with a coronavirus health care providers in the area amounted to 615, of which 33 received insurance payments for a total amount of 2.27 million rubles.

"To date, in total was 706 cases of infection of medical workers", - Shuvalov said Wednesday at a briefing on the situation COVID-19 in the field.

He said that for 35 health workers received a lump sum insurance payment from the infection coronavirus infection at work.

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.

Relevant data on the situation of COVID-19 in Russia and the world presented on the portal stopmanager.of the Russian Federation.