Specialized hospitals for the treatment of patients with COVID-19 in the Donetsk oblast are 50% full, some are completely full. This was announced by deputy head of the department for organization and development of medical care for the population of the Department of Heath of the Donetsk Regional State Administration Oleksandr Pedenko at a press conference in Kramatorsk on October 8.
"Hospitals are full with two types of patients - people with laboratory-confirmed COVID-19 who have indications for hospital treatment and people with pneumonia who are awaiting confirmation of the diagnosis. All specific hospitals are full more than 50%, some - 100%", - Oleksandr Pedenko said.
He added that the region added hospital bases for reception of the infected with coronavirus last week. These are hospitals in Pokrovsk, Dobropillia, Kramatorsk, Kurakhove and Marinka.
As previously reported, 295 cases of COVID-19 infection were registered in the Donetsk oblast over the past day, their total number is 5119