64 new cases of COVID-19 infection have been detected in South Ossetia

Tue, 27/10/2020 - 15:04

In South Ossetia in a day, 132 people have been tested for COVID-19; 64 tests showed a positive result, Marina Kochieva, the chief sanitary doctor of the Republic, told IA "Res".

“64 new cases of COVID-19 infection have been detected in South Ossetia in a day. Since the day the restrictions on the border with the Russian Federation were lifted (September 15), 533 citizens fell ill,”Kochieva said.

The chief sanitary doctor of the Republic noted that in the context of the coronavirus pandemic, the population must adhere to the mask regime, 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 PCR 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, seasonal SARS and influenza.

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 Ministry of Defense of the Republic sent a letter to the Defense Ministry of the Russian Federation with a request to send a military field hospital to the Republic.

A military field hospital for 150 beds has been deployed in Tskhinval on Tuesday to treat patients with coronavirus infection. To combat COVID-19, it has everything you need: ventilators, intensive observation monitors, X-ray machines, ultrasounds, blood analyzers and a PCR laboratory.

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