The military has accelerated the construction of 16 health centres

the First such facility in Nizhny Novgorod are going to be completed by 20 April. And 10 to 15 of the next month and can arrange supply and installation of equipment and medical equipment for eight new centers. The Department also noted that construction of all 16 of these hospitals is ahead of schedule. More than 3.5 thousand specialists and 800 units of equipment are working at the sites around the clock in three shifts. At all sites completed pouring foundations, builders moved on to the erection of buildings.

Photo: Mikhail Sinitsyn/RG In Moscow, recorded new cases of infection with coronavirus

Recall that this project the specialists of the military – construction complex of the Ministry of defense with the participation of the engineering and railway troops are implementing on behalf of the President of the country. In construction, the government has allocated 8.8 billion rubles. New medical centers will be able to take 1600 military and civilian patients. Given the acceleration of construction schedules likely that hospitals will be put into operation not before mid-may as planned, but earlier.

for a Long time determined by the geography of new buildings generals was not necessary, since these objects will be included in the infrastructure of existing army and Navy hospitals. Last Friday, Deputy defense Minister Timur Ivanov said that in the Western military district will have six medical centers. Objects in Odintsovo, Moscow region, Kaliningrad has a capacity of 100 beds, in Podolsk – 200, Nizhny Novgorod, Smolensk, and the city of Pushkin, Leningrad region 60. Three hospitals will be erected in the southern military district. Medical center in Rostov-on-don will be able to take 160 patients in Volgograd – a hundred 60 – in Sevastopol. In the Central military district such institutions to build in Novosibirsk (on 160 beds), Omsk – a hundred and Orenburg on 60 patients. Finally, four new medical center will appear in the Eastern military district. Objects in Sosnovy Bor near Ulan-Ude, Ussuriisk and Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky will be able to accommodate 60 patients. A hospital in the village Anastasivka in the Khabarovsk territory – two hundred.

According to Timur Ivanov, the defense Ministry is implementing this unique project since March 20. Initially, the military was going until 30 April to build eight infectious centers in Odintsovo, Podolsk, Nizhny Novgorod, Volgograd, Novosibirsk, Orenburg, Pine forest and Ussuriysk. Until may 15 to put into operation the remaining eight.

Photo: Ministry of defence of the Russian Federation New medical centers of the Ministry of defense will be able to take 1600 patients

the Unprecedented scale and timing of capital construction is in a very short time – from 40 to 56 days. The total area of the building centres will amount to almost 115 000 square meters, and specific objects, depending on their height and capacity from 5 to 12 000.

All new hospitals will be equipped with the most modern medical equipment, including computed tomography, apparatus for anesthesia, endoscopy and extracorporeal membrane oksiginatsii. For future centers already formed the necessary stock of means of individual protection and medicines. And in the St. Petersburg Military medical Academy was the training and retraining of medical personnel, who will work in hospitals-buildings.