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In the Saratov region, said the number of people infected with coronavirus physicians

The number of health workers infected with coronavirus in the Saratov region, close to 1 thousand, reported Deputy Minister of health of the region ASAT Bykova.

According to the health Ministry of the region on July 2, the number of people infected with coronavirus health care providers in the area amounted to 860, of whom 87 received insurance payments from the infection COVID-19 at work for a total sum almost 6 million roubles.

"Today was 980 cases of the disease among health workers (of which) 253 among doctors, 462 among nurses, the remaining figures are other staff," said Bykova at a briefing on the situation COVID-19 in the field.

She noted that 118 of the workers received insurance payments totaling 8,119 million rubles.

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 to 2 million rubles. 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, working directly with patients with confirmed coronavirus, and patients with suspected infection.

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