The Ministry of Defense announced on Monday, October 12, the start of construction of multifunctional medical centers in Astrakhan and the city of Narimanov (Astrakhan region).
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The future centers are designed for 100 beds each. According to the ministry, over 50 servicemen and 20 units of special equipment are involved in the work.
“Servicemen of the railway and engineering units are preparing two development sites. Earthworks, soil sampling, preparation of sites for the construction of foundations are being carried out, ”the ministry said.
On September 15, multifunctional medical centers with 200 beds were opened in Pskov and 100 beds in Velikiye Luki with a total area of 17 thousand square meters. 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.