the First death of a doctor infected with coronavirus that was recorded in the region. Died head of the cardiology Department of Pavlovskaya district hospitals, doctor with 35 years of experience Elena Minakova. In 2014 it was named best physician of Russia.

Minakova worked in three specialties – accepted as a cardiologist, a pulmonologist and internist. As a caring person, she was actively involved in the fight against coronavirus, reported in the government of the Voronezh region: “Many people are grateful to her for having helped them conquer this insidious disease. But, unfortunately, a private battle with her, Elena couldn’t win. Colleagues also did everything I could…”

My condolences to the families, relatives, colleagues, acquaintances and all patients Elena Minakova in connection with its demise was expressed by the Governor Alexander Gusev.

– Elena died on the pandemic front. He died as a hero. This is not a rant. It is a reality. Insanely bitter. Awfully sorry for, he said.

Earlier it was reported that complications from COVID-19 in Voronezh died the nurse in the admissions Department of the hospital № 3 Tatyana Thorny. However, according to the official version of her infection occurred in the home and was not connected with the performance of official duties, because the woman has not worked with patients who had the coronavirus or the suspicion of it.

as of 6 July in the Voronezh region COVID-19 was confirmed in 8.5 thousand people, new infections today – 146. For the entire period of the epidemic from complications of coronavirus died 59 people in the region, five of them in recent days.