Beglov spoke about the situation with COVID 19 in St Petersburg

The Governor of St. Petersburg Alexander Beglov said that the restrictive measures imposed because of the threat of the spread COVID-19 in the city have helped to avoid an explosion in the incidence, but the danger remains.

We had hoped that the may day holiday, the epidemic will decline or at least will come to a plateau. But the number of cases last week, more than five times higher than the number recovered. The dynamics of negative — said fluently on Radio of Russia — Saint-Petersburg.

According to him, the virus was insidious enemy. Therefore, the authorities decided on 28 April to create 5483 beds for patients with coronavirus infection.


Earlier, the Governor of St. Petersburg signed a decree on payments to physicians and their families affected by coronavirus infection. In case of infection COVID-19 medical the employee will receive a lump sum payment in the amount of 300 thousand rubles. If coronavirus infection will lead to disability, the doctor will pay 500 thousand rubles, and if to death, the family of the victim will receive 1 million rubles, wrote