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The Minister of health of Kuzbass became infected with the coronavirus

The Minister of health of Kuzbas Michael Malin and three employees of Department contracted the coronavirus, said to RIA Novosti in the press service of the regional Ministry of health.

The Agency interlocutor noted that at the moment all employees who have discovered COVID-19, under medical supervision and receive the necessary treatment. Also identify the range of contact persons, all of them sent to isolation at home.

"The coronavirus is, unfortunately, widespread across the region. Cases continue to be recorded. I urge all the Kuzbass observe measures of prevention, to wear masks, do not forget to wash and handle hands and observe social distance because coronavirus infection has a high degree of infection", – the press service quoted the head of the regional Ministry of health of Mikhail Raspberry.

According to Malina, the health region has the necessary resources to treat patients with COVID-19. In the Kuzbass currently deployed 2430 beds in 19 medical organizations. If you require epidemiological situation, the bed capacity will be increased.

"The health workers of Kuzbass face the daily risk of infection with novel coronavirus infection, working in difficult conditions and are willing to sacrifice themselves for the sake of others. Thanks to doctors, nurses and all health workers of the region for their dedication and high responsibility in combating the spread of COVID-19",– quotes the press-service of the word the sick Minister.

It is emphasized that the Ministry of health of Kuzbass work in normal mode – some employees remotely, the part not in contact with the sick, – in their jobs.

As of Tuesday, only in the Kuzbass 2134 identified cases of infection with coronavirus. Twelve people died, 953 recovered. In medical hospitals, Observatory and home isolation are 8119 people.

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