Press Secretary of the President of Russia Dmitry Peskov commented on the reports of the death of some doctors in some regions, infected with a coronavirus infection COVID-19.
“as for the really sad news about the death of some doctors, we all know that physicians are at the forefront of the fight, they really go and are really exemplary sacrifice,” — said Peskov.
According to him, “this is regrettable and admiration when doctors also get sick in the line of duty”.
Earlier, in St. Petersburg died the anaesthetist Elizabeth hospital and head of the neurosurgery Department of the Alexander hospital, diagnosed with COVID-19.
22 April in Moscow has died the doctor of the hospital for veterans of wars №3 with confirmed coronavirus.
On April 26 it became known that about 50 employees of the Mariinsky hospital contracted the coronavirus.
Virologist Alex Agranovsky in an interview with the FAN expressed the view that there are signs that Russia is close to a plateau on the coronavirus.