Victory over the coronavirus pandemic is close at hand. This was announced on Friday, November 20, by Moscow Mayor Sergei Sobyanin.
“It would seem that now there is no time for comfort. The main thing is to ensure timely diagnosis of covid and receive medical assistance. But victory over the pandemic is close, and then such things as the ability to be examined closer to home and the comfort of seeing a doctor will become important for patients, ”he wrote in his blog…
In this regard, according to the mayor, the Moscow authorities did not stop the program for the comprehensive reconstruction of the capital’s polyclinics. The program includes 135 buildings, and the renovation of 11 of them is almost complete.
Earlier, on November 18, the deputy mayor of the capital for social development Anastasia Rakova said that three new reception centers for plasma donors were opening in the city for patients with coronavirus.
On November 12, Sobyanin said that city authorities expect an increase in the number of cases of coronavirus, and the bed capacity utilization by another quarter may be critical.
On November 10, he announced the introduction of new restrictive measures in the capital. The restrictions will apply from November 13 to January 15, 2021. According to Sobyanin, the measures are being introduced for two months at once due to the upcoming New Year holidays.
The spread of the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus, which causes the COVID-19 disease, began at the end of December last year. The Chinese city of Wuhan became the hotbed of infection. For several months, the disease has spread to more than 210 countries of the world. On March 11, WHO declared a coronavirus pandemic.
According to the latest data, 2,015,608 cases of coronavirus were detected in Russia in 85 regions. Over the entire period, 34,850 deaths were recorded, 1,526,656 people recovered.
All relevant information on the situation with the coronavirus is available on the websites stopcoronavirus.rf and access to all.rf, as well as by the hashtag #WeVeTogether. Coronavirus hotline: 8 (800) 2000-112.