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6 December 2021, 15:55

632 people became infected with coronavirus per day in Bashkiria

In Bashkiria, as of December 6, 632 people were infected with coronavirus infection per day. This was announced by the Minister of Health of the Republic, Maxim Zabelin, at a briefing session in the regional government. The total number of cases was 110 thousand 280 people.

"More than 90% of the total number of patients were discharged with recovery," Maxim Zabelin said.

The Health Minister added that 6 thousand 859 people are being treated on an outpatient basis, and 450 are in hospitals.

"Currently, we have 2,800 beds deployed for inpatient treatment of patients with COVID and community-acquired pneumonia. In infectious diseases hospitals, there is a gradual closure and repurposing to provide care for non-infectious diseases, while the occupancy of the bed capacity is 70%", Zabelin said.

He noted that the "active vaccination campaign continues" in the republic. 2 million 31 thousand 793 people jabbed the first dose, and 1 million 798 thousand 250 people the second.

The Head of Bashkiria, Radiy Khabirov, commented on the report of Maxim Zabelin.

"We have crossed a mark of two million vaccinated, about 400 thousand more remain [to be vaccinated]. This is a more difficult task. These are the people who did not hear us, who are not sure about the need for vaccination. We should convince them," Khabirov said.

Translated by:Tatyana Aksyutina
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