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In Khabarovsk Krai will open up additional beds for patients COVID-19

Khabarovsk territory, given the forecast growth in the number of cases COVID-19 after unsanctioned rallies need to be in hospitals of 400 additional seats, the increase in morbidity is expected after July 25, according to the government of the province.

It is noted that the situation was discussed on Monday in the regional operational headquarters for the coronavirus.

"Previously, we came to the figure of 400 beds. Two hundred and preparing to open in the same Khabarovsk and in Komsomolsk-on-Amur. In the regional capital while preparing to deploy 100 seats on the basis of the 11-th city hospital in Lazo district. In addition, there is a reserve of another 100 beds in the second city hospital of a name of D. N. Matveeva. In Komsomolsk-on-Amur places open in the second city hospital and have stock seats in the Central district hospital of Sun district," - are reported words of the Minister of health of edge Alexander Vitko.

According to him, the number of cases COVID-19 after meetings in Khabarovsk is expected to increase significantly from July 25. New places will be needed for the emergency treatment of patients.

It is reported that from the beginning of the pandemic in the region got sick of 6.08 thousand. Died from the infection in 49 cases. The authorities continue to consider the option of tightening of restrictive measures, and the medical community urges people to abandon mass rallies and meetings, to wear masks and gloves and to observe social distance. Otherwise there might be uncontrolled surge in the incidence and in the region will be forced to enter emergency mode.

Earlier it was reported that, despite the ban on mass actions because of the pandemic, in the Khabarovsk region from July 11 to pass daily unauthorized rallies in support of the arrested Governor Sergey Furgala. Some of the participants come to share without masks. The authorities have warned of the dangers of mass events and that in the region occupied by patients 90% of the beds in COVID-hospitals.

Furgala was detained July 9, employees SK and FSB, he is charged with involvement in the activities of local criminal gangs and the killings in 2000-ies. Immediately after the detention of the head of region has sent to Moscow. Moscow's Basmanny court arrested him for two months, contains Furgal in the SIZO "Lefortovo", pleads not guilty.

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