Five new cases of COVID-19 infection have been detected in South Ossetia in a day

Sat, 24/10/2020 - 09:30

5 new cases of COVID-19 infection have been detected in a day in South Ossetia. As reported to IA "Res" by chief sanitary doctor of the Republic Marina Kochieva, 277 cases of coronavirus have been detected in the Republic since September 15.

"To date, 84 patients are being treated at the hospital in the isolation ward of the RMMC in Tskhinval and at the children's hospital, while the rest are being treated on an outpatient basis," Kochieva said.

According to her, the total number of people infected since the beginning of the pandemic is 367.

She has noted that in the context of the coronavirus pandemic, the population must adhere to the mask regime and at the first symptoms of the disease, do not self-medicate, but call a doctor at home. Since April of this year, more than 6 thousand tests for COVID-19 have been carried out in the laboratory of the South Ossetian Consumer Supervision Committee.

In the Republic, all secondary schools and educational institutions are closed for two weeks due to cases of coronavirus and seasonal SARS and influenza.

The authorities are recommended to transfer persons aged 65 and over to self-isolation On Monday, the Presidential Executive Office and the Cabinet of Ministers, where cases of coronavirus were also detected, have also been switched to a remote mode of work with duty.

Due to the growing spread of coronavirus infection, the Ministry of Health has deployed up to 100 beds in the children's hospital of the RMMC.

In addition, on behalf of the President of South Ossetia Anatoly Bibilov, the Defense Ministry of the rRpublic sent a letter to the Defense Ministry of the Russian Federation with a request to send a military field hospital to the Republic, which will be designed for 150 beds.

Мой мир