One in six cases COVID-19 in Kyrgyzstan - medic

According to Deputy Minister of health Madamin Karataev CU, in total in Kyrgyzstan, the coronavirus fell ill for over fifty health care workers. Eight of them in the capital of the Republic. In General, the country recorded 339 cases COVID-19. Moreover, for three hundred indicator has passed over the last days. Five patients with dangerous infection died. Another 44 people have recovered and been discharged from hospitals.

Photo: EPA-EFE/STRINGER CHINA OUT Kyrgyzstan COVID-19 contracted all infectious disease one hospital

the Growth of cases among medical workers, official sources explain that the first of the health system with a similar infection is not encountered. The government assured that the medical establishment fitted with the necessary equipment and means of protection from COVID-19. However, unofficial sources argue that the earlier doctors faced with a shortage of masks, gloves and biohazard suits because of the sluggishness of local officials. This is partly confirmed reports about assistance to Kyrgyz workers from the international organizations. So yesterday the health Ministry of Kyrgyzstan reported on the transfer of the Asian development Bank and UNICEF (the UN Children’s Fund) 1,3 thousands of protective suits for medical staff. Similar support was provided to them earlier.

Kyrgyz President Sooronbai Jeenbekov, meanwhile, demanded that the head of the Ministry of Subirana Abdikarimova fully to provide health workers with special protection means. First Deputy Prime Minister Kubatbek Boronov, in turn, stressed that the government will make sure that every doctor working in the area of risk were provided. In addition, the government announced Thuabout decided on the amount of compensation to physicians who contracted COVID-19 at work.

the amount of compensation to workers in case of infection COVID-19 in the performance of official duties determined in 200 thousand soms (about 200 thousand rubles – Approx. Ed.) said Kubatbek Boronov. – In case of death the compensation is defined in million kgs.

As explained by the Deputy head of the Ministry of health of Kyrgyzstan, Madamin Karatayev, the payment of compensation to victims, doctors will begin after the fact of infection during the execution of the duties confirmed officially. The investigation of each case will be doing a special Commission.