Muscovites urged not to violate the isolation for elderly relatives

Photos: the Agency “Moscow”/Alexander Avilov

People older than 65 years are worse than others to tolerate the new coronavirus, but their relatives can help to avoid infection, remained at home, said the chief doctor of city clinical hospital №15 named after Filatov Valery Vechorko.

“We started to admit patients on Friday evening, and now for the treatment we received more than 230 patients. Of them with a diagnosis of community – acquired pneumonia 162, with a confirmed COVID-19 – 37 people in intensive care units – 38”, – quotes its words Agency “Moscow”.

Vechorko stressed that this is mainly older patients, some of them have not traveled abroad, and this means that they could be infected with a coronavirus from someone who already hurts.

“Stay at home for parents, grandparents, all your loved ones, follow the regime of self-isolation, it is very important for all of us,” said Vechorko.

March 29, there were about 4.3 thousand failures on the social cards of Muscovites older than 65 years.

In accordance with the order of Sergei Sobyanin on March 25, the city temporarily suspended free travel for the elderly over 65 years of age and citizens with chronic diseases, as well as for students of colleges and universities.

you can Use a card for reduced fare can now student volunteers. For this, they need to write the corresponding application.

the mayor asked citizens to refrain from communicating with older relatives or acquaintances. He urged them to respect the home mode: Muscovites over age 65 and citizens with chronic diseases are a vulnerable group COVID-19.

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