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The Russian defense Ministry discloses data on the number of military personnel with coronavirus


From March to April 26, 874 Russian servicemen were found to have a coronavirus. This was reported in the Ministry of defense of the Russian Federation.

“All military personnel with positive test results are under constant supervision of military doctors. Of them: in a serious condition-4 people. (including 1 person. on artificial ventilation (ventilator)); in a state of moderate severity-15 people.; the rest-without symptoms of the disease,” – said in a statement.

There are 314 people in hospitals of the military Department, 175 people in isolation centers at the place of service, 6 people in medical institutions of the civil health system, 379 people are isolated at home.

It is noted that the personnel of the Armed forces of the Russian Federation on arrival at the service must undergo a medical examination with body temperature measurement.

Last week, Russian President Vladimir Putin instructed the defense Ministry to develop proposals to attract special forces and military assets to fight the spread of coronavirus infection.

The first reports that there are soldiers infected with a coronavirus infection appeared in the media on April 14.


The spread of the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus, which causes COVID-19 disease, began in late December last year in Wuhan, China.

According oberstab on 26 April that Russia has experienced 80 949 cases of infection with coronavirus infection. Since the beginning of the epidemic, 747 people have died and 6,767 have recovered.

Up-to-date information on the situation with coronavirus is available on the websites stopcoronavirus.RF and accessvsem.RF. the coronavirus hotline Number is 8 (800) 2000-112. In addition, information is available via the hashtag #Myvote.



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