Shoigu reported to Putin about readiness to send against COVID 19 medical special forces

defense Minister Sergei Shoigu on Friday, April 17, droid the Supreme Commander Vladimir Putin: Russian army ready to fight against the coronavirus. Large-scale construction of infectious centers, ready to deploy field hospitals and laboratories formed a special medical and nursing teams. Cut doctors, the pandemic are the troops of radiation, chemical and biological protection.

Sergey Shoigu reported to the President that the four military districts as the clock continued the construction of 16 multi-purpose centers. Their total capacity is 1600 seats. They will help in the fight against coronavirus infection. Centers are created on the basis of the hospitals of the Ministry of defense.

“the Use of modern technologies allowed to reduce the time of construction. Until 30 April, it is planned to complete the construction of eight centers in Odintsovo, Podolsk, Nizhny Novgorod, Smolensk, Volgograd, Novosibirsk, Rostov-on-don and Omsk. Until may 15th to be delivered the remaining eight,” – said Shoigu.

it is Noteworthy that in Nizhny Novgorod on Friday, April 17, three days earlier than scheduled was commissioned the first such multifunctional medical center. It is designed for 60 seats. The medical staff has arrived in Nizhny Novgorod. About it the President reported Deputy defense Minister Timur Ivanov from the place of completed construction projects in Nizhny Novgorod.

All medical centers are equipped with the latest equipment: ventilators, tomography, with means of resuscitation.

In his report to the President by the defense Minister Sergei Shoigu said that in these centres is also provided in the complexes for the use of telemedicine technologies. They are needed for consultation in real time with leading physicians and specialists from the Military medical Academy named after Kirov and Central hospitals.

in Total, the medical center will employ more than 2,000 doctors and nurses. They’ve undergone special training to combat coronavirus infection.

“in addition, formed in the Armed forces 65 intensive care medical and nursing teams, 20 of which have already started to work in clinics of Moscow. Also produced seven mobile hospitals to 100 persons each and three medical detachment of special purpose 100 beds,” said the defense Minister.

Once deployed four field laboratories are able to detect the presence of virus COVID-19. Prepared 17 units of rapid response.

Sergei Shoigu to report to the President noted that, if necessary, will be formed of six infectious hospitals in Nizhny Novgorod, Ryazan, Chelyabinsk and Primorsky Krai. This will be converted Autonomous field camp for 900 monthT.

as for Primorye, the Vladivostok, has already deployed the hospital ship “Irtysh”. It is ready to receive 450 patients.

sanitizing and cleaning of buildings, equipment and urban infrastructure prepared more than 10 thousand servicemen of the troops of radiation, chemical and biological protection. To them will be supported by 3.5 thousand units of special equipment.