Operational Headquarters of Abkhazia: four deaths and 52 new cases of coronavirus

Covid-19 Abkhazia

SUKHUM -- Over the past day, 253 people were tested for coronovirus-infection; diagnosis of COVID-19 was confirmed in 52. So reports the Operational headquarters for Protecting the Population of Abkhazia from coronavirus-infection.

The total number of detected cases of coronavirus in Abkhazia today is 4,772. Deaths: 55. Recoveries: 2,929.

The Operational Headquarters reports four deaths over the period 7-9 November.

In the Gudauta Central District Hospital, three people died (two males, born in 1950 and 1957) and a 77 year-old female. All three were taken to the medical facility with coronavirus-infection and bilateral polysegmental pneumonia. The patients born in 1950 and 1957 died on 7 November, whilst the woman born in 1943 died on 8 November. The patients received all necessary medical care.

In the Russian mobile hospital, a patient born in 1947 died with the diagnosis ‘new coronavirus-infection, extremely severe course and complications of the underlying disease, community-acquired bilateral polysegmental pneumonia’. The man received the necessary treatment in full, but, despite this, he died on the evening of 9 November.

At the moment, 120 people are undergoing in-patient treatment in the Gudauta Central District Hospital; 105 of them have a COVID-19 diagnosis. There are 29 people in a serious condition, whilst 38 patients are in a moderate state of health. 11 people have been discharged.

There are 32 patients with a confirmed diagnosis of COVID-19 in the Sukhum Infectious Diseases Hospital.

The mobile multi-disciplinary hospital deployed on the territory of the Aytar ‘pensionnat’ in Sukhum has 42 patients with a confirmed diagnosis of new coronavirus-infection. 39 patients are exhibiting moderately severe infection, whilst three people are in a serious condition.

The Operational Headquarters for the Protection of the Population from Coronavirus-infection calls on the citizens of Abkhazia to take all necessary precautions to avoid infection.

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