In Ulyanovsk, City Duma deputies will join the monitoring of drug supply for the treatment of COVID-19. This was reported on the website of the parliament following a meeting of the profile committee.
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The report notes that in the region the situation with the spread of coronavirus infection remains "extremely difficult", including appeals for a shortage of drugs needed for treatment began to arrive.
“One of the most important tasks now is to prevent overloading of hospitals in hospitals. And we must do everything to maximize the possibility of home treatment for patients with a mild course of coronavirus infection,”the proposal of the deputy Dmitry Malykh is quoted in the City Duma.
The parliamentarian, who on the eve monitored the pharmaceutical supply of medicines in the face of an increase in the incidence of acute respiratory viral infections and detected cases of coronavirus infection, urged his colleagues to join this work. It is noted that the deputies supported him on this issue. It is planned that during the period of increasing morbidity, the people's representatives "will monitor the availability of the necessary drugs for the treatment of coronavirus in the pharmacy chains of Ulyanovsk," including antibiotics, drugs for the prevention of venous thrombosis and embolism, and anti-inflammatory drugs.
As reported by IA REGNUM, on October 24, 197 cases of coronavirus infection were confirmed in the Ulyanovsk region; in total, 19,578 carriers have been identified since the beginning of the pandemic. 15 352 people recovered, 238 patients with COVID-19 died.
Earlier in the Ulyanovsk region, the conditions of the high alert regime were tightened. In particular, residents were advised to refrain from visiting places of mass stay of people, the mask and glove regime was preserved, the working hours of catering establishments were reduced, students were advised to use masks at breaks. For the elderly, a self-isolation regime is recommended; volunteers provide assistance in the delivery of food and medicine.