In Penza region number of health workers infected with coronavirus reaches 78
Penza, 18 May 2020. PenzaNews. The number of medical workers infected with novel coronavirus infection COVID-19 reached 78 people in Penza region. This was reported by acting Minister of Health of the region Oksana Chizhova.
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"As of May 11, we had laboratory confirmation of 78 cases of coronavirus infection of health workers," she said during a meeting held via videoconference on Monday May 18.
Oksana Chizhova specified that the majority of medical workers had been discharged in connection with recovery.
“32 people are in hospital,” she added.
As previously reported by PenzaNews, as of May 17, the number of confirmed cases of coronavirus infection in Penza region increased to 1 101.
777 people recovered. 11 patients died.