Almost 2 million health care workers in the Moscow region identified coronavirus infection COVID-19, 16 medics died from the effects of the disease. About this informed the head of Ministry of health of the Moscow region Svetlana Strigankova.

“now we Have coronavirus infection works 22.5 thousand medical doctors and middle and Junior medical staff. We have a sick 9% for physicians is almost 2 thousand people”, — she told in interview to the newspaper “Kommersant”.

According to Strigankova to help in the fight against coronavirus in the suburbs were attracted doctors from other regions, doctors of the Ministry of defense of Russia, and also about 280 senior students of medical colleges trained.

“If you talk rules, data validation, how many of us fell ill or died physicians, we have 16 people died from kovida and pneumonia,” — said the Minister.

Earlier it was reported that more than 50 health workers in Chechnya, fell ill with middle East respiratory syndrome.