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January 21, 2022, 13:37

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Photo by V. Novikov. Press Service of the Mayor and the Government of Moscow

To assess the epidemiological situation, the number of hospitalizations is the most important indicator.

The operational headquarters for control and monitoring of the situation with coronavirus in Moscow reports that 1064 people were hospitalized in the city per day. Taking into account the dominance of the omicron strain and the peculiarities of the course of the disease in this variant of the virus, the number of hospitalizations is the most objective indicator to assess the situation. 510 patients are connected to artificial lung ventilation devices.

At the same time, over the past day, Moscow doctors have cured another 2,313 patients. During the entire period of the pandemic, 1,917,946 people have already recovered. During the day, 15,987 new cases of coronavirus infection were detected in the city. The share of hospitalizations against the background of an increase in the incidence per day decreased to 6.7 percent.

During the day, 72 patients died with a confirmed diagnosis of pneumonia and a positive test result for coronavirus.

Residents of the capital with symptoms of acute respiratory viral infections can seek medical help at a polyclinic without an appointment and without a preliminary call to line 122. They will be received by doctors on duty, the number of which significantly increased.

The Operational Headquarters reminds: the best prevention of coronavirus infection is vaccination. Vaccination against COVID-19can be done by appointment at one of the vaccination centers based on polyclinics, as well as without an appointment at the points of work of mobile teams in popular public places.

Works in Moscow 71 itemswhere you can get a free rapid test for COVID-19. They are open in 38 My Documents public service centers, in 21 popular public places and shopping centers, and in seven transport hubs, as well as in the lobbies of five metro stations.

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