As the “Caucasian Knot” reported, on August 12, 15 new cases of COVID-19 infection were confirmed in Kabardino-Balkaria, the total number of infected reached 6,158. Since the beginning of the pandemic, 75 patients have died.
The hospital for especially dangerous infections, located on the basis of the Center for the Prevention and Control of AIDS and Infectious Diseases in Nalchik, has stopped working. This is due to a decrease in the number of patients who “carry the disease in a severe form and need hospitalization,” the Ministry of Health of Kabardino-Balkaria said today.
The 131-bed hospital began work on March 21, 865 patients were treated in it. Currently, the building is undergoing repairs and disinfection, and by the end of August, the institution will resume normal operation, according to the Ministry of Health of the KBR on Instagram.
In hospitals in Kabardino-Balkaria, as of August 12, 218 patients remain, 15 of them are in intensive care. A month ago, on July 12, 809 people with confirmed coronavirus were treated in hospitals, including 43 patients in intensive care, follows from the reports of the headquarters of the republic
This is the fifth hospital that has returned to normal work in Kabardino-Balkaria. Currently, two more hospitals are operating in the republic, where patients with coronavirus infection are treated, they are designed for 520 beds, TASS reported today.
Expert advice on how to avoid infection is given by the “Caucasian Knot” in the material “Doctors about coronavirus: what to do?“and telephone numbers for consultations on coronavirus are in the selection”Coronavirus. Hot lines“. Data on fines for violation of quarantine are contained in the publication of the” Caucasian Knot “”How much does it cost to escape from quarantine“.
News on the spread of coronavirus in the south of Russia and in the countries of the South Caucasus is monitored by the Caucasian Knot on the thematic pageCoronavirus rushes to the Caucasus“.