The Ministry of Health asked to be vaccinated and return to work for elderly doctors who had previously gone into isolation or retirement due to the pandemic. About it reported Minister of Health Mikhail Murashko.
“Since the isolation measures were announced, many older people have retired. Today there is already a vaccine, we appeal to the health workers who have retired from medical practice, we offer to return, ”said Murashko.
In October, in most regions of Russia, the epidemiological situation worsened, infectious diseases wards and intensive care units are being filled, and the authorities are beginning to introduce new restrictions. According to the Ministry of Health, the current surge in the incidence is characterized by “a rapid increase in the number of cases, as well as a large number of patients who develop a virtually fulminant course of coronavirus infection – literally within two to three days, requiring resuscitation support.”
Over the past day in Russia, two anti-records have been set at once during the pandemic: in the number of new infections with coronavirus and in the number of deaths from the disease. So, 31,299 people fell ill, and 986 died. Most deaths were officially registered in Moscow – 72 cases. In total, 7 892 980 cases of coronavirus were recorded in Russia during the pandemic, the total number of victims is 220 315.