Head of cardiology Department at St. Petersburg City hospital no 26 Galina Litvinova died from the effects of infection with coronavirus infection, said Saturday in a press-service of the Smolny.

"In St. Petersburg from coronavirus infection has died, the head of the 1st cardiology Department of City hospital № 26 Galina Litvinova. Since 1993 she worked in the hospital where she came to work as a cardiologist. Galina helped restore health to thousands of patients", – stated in the message.

The Governor of St. Petersburg expressed condolences to the families and friends of the deceased doctor.

"a serious illness took the life of talented, up to the end of a dedicated physician. I wish the families and friends of Galina anatolevny strength and durability to survive the grief of losing the most important person. The bright memory of the present St. Petersburg doctor" is given in the message words Beglov.

According to the latest St. Petersburg 12 identified 955 cases of infection, including 363 in the last day. The number of infections the city is located on the third place after Moscow and Moscow region. As a result of the infection of coronavirus infection died in the city of 113 people, recovered 3 124.