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Muscovites are asked to maintain social distance, wear masks and gloves, and shorten contacts whenever possible.

Moscow will increase capacity for the diagnosis and treatment of COVID-19 in connection with the increase in the number of cases, said Anastasia Rakova, Deputy Mayor of Moscow for Social Development.

“During this week, we are recording an increase in the incidence of coronavirus infection. To provide every Muscovite with the necessary medical care, we are expanding the bed capacity of our medical institutions working with COVID-19. To date, we have 12.5 thousand beds involved in the fight against coronavirus, and in the near future their number will be increased to more than 14 thousand beds. Until the end of this week, additional beds will be deployed in working temporary hospitals and reders, separate buildings of E.O. Mukhina and S.I. Spasokukotsky and one of the Russian Railways hospitals, ”the vice-mayor clarified.

According to Anastasia Rakova, the capacity for the diagnosis of coronavirus at the polyclinics is increasing in the city.

“We are also increasing the capacity of polyclinics for the diagnosis of coronavirus. Since yesterday, we have opened two CT centers on the basis of polyclinics. If necessary, we will deploy additional CT centers, ”she stressed.

Anastasia Rakova added that epidemiologists associate the dynamics of the number of cases with non-compliance with sanitary and epidemiological measures.

“The situation is strikingly different. This year we have the opportunity to protect ourselves and our loved ones from this terrible disease – everyone can get vaccinated. Various vaccination opportunities have been created in Moscow that can satisfy everyone. You just need to come and get vaccinated, ”explained Anastasia Rakova.

The vice-mayor appealed to Muscovites with a request to maintain social distance, wear masks and gloves, and, if possible, reduce contacts. She also recalled that at the first sign of a cold, you cannot self-medicate, you need to immediately consult a doctor.

Mass vaccination against COVID-19 is underway in the capital. By appointment, anyone over 18 years of age can get a free vaccination against coronavirus infection at one of 100 points based on city polyclinics. You can get vaccinated without an appointment in public places where mobile teams work, as well as in the Healthy Moscow pavilions. Their schedule is published Online… Vaccination against coronavirus infection began in the capital’s universities. You can also get vaccinated in private medical clinics. At the same time, the vaccine itself is free for residents, you only need to pay for the services of the clinic for its introduction.

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