About 100 doctors and 250 nurses in Kaliningrad region refused to work during the struggle with the coronavirus COVID-19, said the Minister of health region Alexander Kravchenko.

“we Have a fairly large number of people who refused to provide medical assistance at this difficult period of under a hundred doctors and two hundred nurses. It probably has its own reasons, I have no right to condemn them. In fact we have 350 people from the system even before the entire coronavirus of history “got up and left”,” — said Kravchenko to the journalists (quoted by “RIA Novosti”).

however, he said that the leadership of the medical institution is obliged to send to hospital staff over 65 years of age, so many doctors and nurses in this category were working.

the Minister said that the deficit of health workers in the region faced before the development of the situation with coronavirus.

According to Alexandra Kravchenko, to treat the 93 provider in the region, infection with coronavirus was recorded in almost all medical organizations. Kravchenko said that in the region’s largest hospital, which employs 1.5 million people, the number of patients doctors can reach 95-100 people.

From may 1 to practice in hospitals where they treat patients with coronavirus directed senior students of medical universities. This was earlier asked Moscow mayor Sergei Sobyanin Prime Minister Michael mishustina. The corresponding order was prepared by the Ministry of health and Ministry of education.