Coronavirus in St. Petersburg has infected more than 7 thousand employees of hospitals

COVID-19 since the beginning of the pandemic in St. Petersburg picked up more than 7 thousand employees of medical institutions, about half of them are not doctors. About it RIA Novosti said the Governor of St. Petersburg Alexander Beglov.

According to him, the number of people infected were “personnel officers, accountants, systems analysts and city, Federal and private medical institutions.” Among those infected, many of those who suffered the disease with no symptoms or in the form of light. To detect patients managed through mass testing of health care workers who tested for infection weekly.

Recall that on 20 July in the Smolny announced that from March to July in St. Petersburg caught 3 thousand 569 health workers, including 23 officially confirmed dead as a result of execution of professional duty. Meanwhile, in the memory list now includes 63 St. Petersburg’s doctors who died of coronavirus.

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