COVID-19 was confirmed at 29 shift workers of the mining and processing enterprise in Kamchatka


PETROPAVLOVSK-KAMCHATSKY, June 2 – RIA Novosti. Coronavirus was confirmed at 29 shift workers at the Amethystovy mining and processing plant in Kamchatka, Vladimir Solodov, acting regional governor, said in his Telegram channel.
It is noted that it was possible to identify the disease before sending employees to the mine, which is located in the north of the region.

“Today coronavirus was confirmed in 29 shift workers at Amethystovy GOK. All of them underwent a 14-day observation, selected tests revealed the disease before being sent to the GOK. Thanks to the strict observance of the established requirements for the importation of workers, we managed to prevent an outbreak of COVID-19 in production” – said Solodov.

According to him, at the present time, together with the employer, workers are being transported to the place of observation, where they will undergo medical supervision. The acting head of the region noted that the state of health of people is “normal, only two people with fever.”

“I want to thank the management of the enterprise for strict observance of all requirements and clear actions according to the algorithm. This is the key to preventing outbreaks of the disease and the successful operation of enterprises in today’s difficult conditions,” added the governor.

According to the latest data, 881 people infected with COVID-19 were registered in the Kamchatka Territory, including 49 children under the age of 17 years. 365 people recovered, 12 died. There are 12 patients in the intensive care unit, of which five are on the invasive ventilator, five are on the NIVL, and six are on oxygen support.


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