MIL OSI Translation. Region: Russian Federation –
19 November 2021, 15:59
Photo by M. Mishin. Press Service of the Mayor and the Moscow Government
The number of cases and hospitalized with COVID-19 in Moscow has halved compared to the peak.
The holiday regime has had a good effect in the fight against the spread of coronavirus infection. About it Sergei Sobyanintold in an interview to the TV channel “Russia 1”.
“Non-working days have had a very good effect. If we compare the rates on Thursday this week and those that were two to three weeks ago, when we saw the peak incidence, then the incidence and detection rates have decreased by half. We see this in a sharp decrease in hospitalizations, in other indicators, in pneumonia, and so on. This is a real effect, the reduction of coronavirus infection in Moscow continues, ”the Moscow Mayor said.
Free in the capital thousand beds in hospitals for patients with coronavirus infection.
You can get vaccinated against COVID-19 in Moscow in vaccination centers based on 100 city polyclinics, in 20 shopping centers and centers of public services, in GUM, Luzhniki (sector D), 15 points at hospitals in the Troitsky and Novomoskovsky administrative areas.
In addition, the capital operates 71 pipswhere you can get free express testing for COVID-19. The points are located in popular places among the townspeople: shopping centers, centers of public services, on the territory of large transport hubs.
Full list points of free express testing for COVID-19 is published on the mos.ru portal. This test can also be taken during non-working days. You only need to take your passport and OMS policy number with you (if any). To test a child, you must have his birth certificate. Children are allowed to the procedure only in the presence of their parents.
Express testing is carried out using the same technology as PCR: a nasal swab is taken, but to obtain a result, the biomaterial is immediately placed in a specialized solution and a test system.
A positive rapid test result does not mean that a person has a disease. In this case, a smear is also taken for a PCR study – immediately on the spot, without queues and prior appointments. In this case, you do not need to pay anything. The exact result will be known in one or two days, it will come via SMS and will be displayed in the electronic medical record. He will need to wait at home. If it turns out to be positive, then a doctor is sent to the sick person who will prescribe treatment.
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