Russian President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday, September 15, instructed Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu to form an award list of military personnel and civilian personnel involved in the construction of medical centers in the regions.
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“Sergey Kuzhugetovich, I ask you to submit proposals on the encouragement of those military personnel, and of civilian personnel who have made a significant contribution to the implementation of the tasks that were set during the construction of these facilities – these and others of this kind,” he said via video link at the opening ceremony of multifunctional medical centers built by the Ministry of Defense in the Pskov region.
Shoigu, in turn, thanked Putin and assured that this would be done without fail.
As part of the event, in which the President took part, multifunctional medical centers with 200 beds in Pskov and 100 beds in Velikiye Luki with a total area of 17 thousand square meters were opened. m. They have everything you need to provide high-tech medical care.
At the end of March, Shoigu announced the plans of the Ministry of Defense to build 16 modular medical centers to successfully counter the coronavirus. Within a few weeks, two medical centers, located in Odintsovo and Nizhny Novgorod, were commissioned and completed. In addition, centers were commissioned in Podolsk, Smolensk, Volgograd, Novosibirsk, Ussuriisk and Orenburg. On May 12, Shoigu announced that centers in Kaliningrad, Pushkin (Leningrad Region), Rostov-on-Don, Sevastopol, Omsk, Ulan-Ude, Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky, Khabarovsk would be commissioned by the end of the week.
On June 30, Shoigu reported to Putin that the department had completed the construction of four more medical centers for the treatment of COVID-19 and other diseases – in Kaspiysk, Derbent, Khasavyurt and Voronezh.
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.
As of September 15, 1,073,849 cases of coronavirus were detected in 85 regions in Russia. Over the entire period, 18 785 deaths were recorded, 884 305 people recovered.
All relevant information on the situation with the coronavirus is available on the websites of stopcoronavirus.rf and accessvsem.rf, as well as by the hashtag #WeVotte. Coronavirus hotline: 8 (800) 2000-112.