the Minister reminded that the military of the country introduced enhanced disinfection mode. The entrance is barrier control, and all employees were provided with medical masks and antibacterial agents.

“in addition, the military moved on to new ways of working with recruits, including their distance learning and refining the credential information via telecommunication. As a result, the review has prepared more than half of the personal Affairs,” – said Shoigu.

He stressed that the work of draft boards, given the President declared non-working days in may was planned from the 12th of the next month. And the sending of recruits in military units will begin from may 20.

To preserve the health of conscripts in military commissariats have already created the necessary stocks of medical masks, tests, and disinfectants.

Upon arrival in the military unit of young recruits, will host a two-week quarantine, the Minister said. He added that the overage of conscripted soldiers dismissed from the army, starting from April 18.

the Minister informed that today in six cities of Russia – Volgograd, Smolensk, Volgograd, Novosibirsk, Rostov-on-don and Omsk – the military will put into operation a new multi-medical centers. Two such objects in Nizhniy Novgorod and Odintsovo already working. Eight completed in different parts of the country. They will be put into operation until mid-may.

the New hospital on the orders of the President of Russia erected in the fight against novel coronavirus infection. At the same time is working to prevent the spread of disease in the army. “To diagnose deployed 23 specialized laboratories able to carry out day to 11.5 thousands of test research, – said Shoigu. For the isolation of persons in contact with patients and monitor them formed 182 observational centre of 30 thousand patients. In military hospitals 6745 prepared for a possible treatment of infected soldiers.”

According to the Minister, for timely assistance in the army has prepared to deploy seven mobile units on the 700 seats. With the same purpose, allocated 86 medical and nursing teams. to relieve the far Eastern military hospitals, on hospital ship “Irtysh” has a total of 450 beds. There, if necessary, put uninfected coronavirus patients. And the hospitals will accept patients with COVID-19.

Shoigu ordered to put a reliable barrier to infection in troops to provide patients with medical care, to regularly replenish stocks of medical devices, PPE, drugs and test systems, to continue the examination of patients with suspected coronavirus.

On Board the defense Ministry also reviewed how improving the system of management and trainingOJSC of the Central military district and airborne troops. Shoigu noted that in the March into service troops took eighth battalion set of modernized combat vehicles BMD-4M. Until the end of the year in the airborne battalion received two more sets.

All in the next eight months winged the infantry must pass more than 15 thousand kits of the landing and parachute systems, as well as over 400 units of new and modernized weapons. As a result, the share of modern samples of the airborne forces will reach 72 percent.