Infection control in Dnipro, May 2020

Four Mobile Teams of qualified medical workers continue to operate in Dnipro.

To collect samples for screening for coronavirus infection with PCR (polymerase chain reaction) system health workers visit patients at home. All medical workers are provided with individual protective gear and visit potentially infected persons according to a particular algorithm approved by the Health Department. As of today (12.05.2020) they made 675 visits and examined 2324 persons.

It is up only to a family physician to decide if there is a necessity to call for the Mobile Team. The examination is free of charge.

Necessary equipment is being supplied to the hospitals rendering medical assistance to the persons suffering from COVID-19:

  • City Clinical Hospital №21 named after prof. E. G. Popkova is being supplied with medical equipment, personal protection gear, drugs, disinfectants. Soon, it is planned to deliver portable X-ray and 12 artificial lung ventilation apparatus of high class:
  • City Clinical Hospital №8 is currently being re-purposed for the admission of patients infected with COVID-19.

Today, 12.05.2020 relaxation of quarantine measures is announced in Dnipro.

 

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