Russia plans to release 6 thousand artificial lung ventilation (ventilator) devices in the next three months, including 500 in April. This was stated on Saturday, April 4, to journalists by Deputy Minister of industry and trade Sergey Tsyb.
“In April, about 500 ventilators will be produced and delivered, in may, the figure of 2.5 thousand ventilators has already been allocated. In June, we plan to reach 3 thousand ventilators in terms of production volumes,” TASS quoted him as saying.
According to him, Russia has managed to boost the production of ventilators. At the same time, all these devices are sent to the subjects of the Russian Federation and organizations in agreement with the Ministry of health.
On March 30, Russian President Vladimir Putin demanded to replenish the reserve of ventilators in the country in connection with the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus pandemic.
On March 29, it was reported that in Moscow, almost 40% of those infected with coronavirus who are on a ventilator are younger than 40 years old. The disease can be severe not only in the elderly.
Earlier on Saturday, the operational headquarters for the fight against this infection reported that the number of people infected with the SARS-CoV-2 virus in our country increased by 582 per day and reached 4731 people. The majority of infected patients 443 were identified in Moscow. 333 people recovered and 43 died.
Up-to-date information on the situation with coronavirus is available on the websites stopcoronavirus.RF and accessvsem.of the Russian Federation and the hashtag #Myvote. The hotline number is 8 (800) 2000-112.