Elderly patients with coronavirus infection who died in Moscow suffered from chronic diseases

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In Moscow, two elderly patients who previously had a diagnosis of coronavirus infection died.

As reported in the operational headquarters for monitoring and monitoring the situation with coronavirus in Moscow, pneumonia was confirmed in patients 88 and 73 years old. They also had pronounced concomitant pathologies.

The operational headquarters recalls the need to strictly observe the regime of self-isolation for residents of the capital over 65 years of age and those who have chronic diseases, as well as those who have had a heart attack or stroke. They must be constantly located at the place of residence or in other premises, for example, in country houses.

Support for older citizens: new measures against coronavirus

Today in Moscow confirmed 410 cases of coronavirus infection. A total of 658 cases were detected in 55 regions of the country.

Over the last day from the medical center in Kommunarka was discharged five more peoplewho have recovered from a new coronavirus infection. All patients who need to remain under observation received appropriate recommendations upon discharge. To date, 15 people have fully recovered in the capital.

You can learn more about coronavirus prevention and methods of controlling the disease by calling the Moscow Department of Health’s hotline: +7 (495) 870-45-09, as well as in a special project mos.ru.

Coronavirus transmitted by airborne dropletsfor example, when coughing or sneezing, along with drops of saliva and nasal discharge. The virus can get onto any dirty surface (door handle, elevator buttons, etc.) if it is touched by a patient. To avoid infection, do not touch your face with dirty hands, especially the mouth, nose and eyes. Whenever possible it is better not to visit public places.

The most important means of preventing coronavirus infection is frequent hand washing with soap.

The main symptoms of the disease are fever, coughing and shortness of breath.

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