In Sverdlovsk region the number of victims of coronavirus has increased to 179

The number of deaths of patients with COVID-19 in Sverdlovsk region rose for the day at four, to 179, said on Thursday the operational headquarters of the region for the prevention of coronavirus.

"Four cases of death of patients COVID-19. The total number of cases – 179", - stated in the message.

A day in the region was 349 new cases COVID-19. The diagnosis is laboratory confirmed among residents of Yekaterinburg, Alapaevsk and of the Alapaevsk district, Artemivsk, Asbestos, Aramil and Achitskogo GORODSKOGO districts, Beloyarskiy, Berezovsky, Bogdanovich, Verkhnaya Salda, Verkhnyaya Pyshma, Upper Tagil, Verkhoturye, the city of Krasnoufimsk, Krasnoufimskiy district and Urban city district, Pervouralsk, Kamensk-Ural and Kamensk area, Sredneuralsk, the city, nizhneserginskiy district, Nizhny Tagil, Cutting, Severouralsk, Serov, Slobodo-the Turin area, Sysert, Tavdinsky, talitskiy, Turin and Shali districts of the city.

"The main contribution to statistics, unfortunately, entered the town of Ekaterinburg. We attribute this primarily to the fact that many people openly ignore the precautions that were exacerbated by very hot weather, which provoked the citizens to spend time at the beach. This is partly the effect of the rising of the detection, due to the fact that we significantly increased the volume of studies that are conducted daily in the region. We have long passed the level of 10 thousand tests per day, a common thing becomes a figure to 11-12 million, and the day before we recorded almost 14 thousand studies" – are reported words of the Deputy head of the operational headquarters of Paul Krekov.

The total number of cases of new coronavirus infection in the region is 16984, said the headquarters. The state of 197 hospitalized is assessed as severe, 160 of them are in the anesthesiology-resuscitation departments, including 78 on the ventilator. The number of patients in a state of moderate severity hospitalized in the Ekaterinburg hospital №40 and hospitals of other municipalities, – 872. The other patients are in satisfactory condition. During the day, discharged 323 people total for the entire period - 10937.

"The trend is the prevalence of the number of cured Urals, leaving the hospital, over the amount received in the hospitals," - said the headquarters.

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