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The highest bed capacity utilization (over 90%) is observed in four regions of Russia: in St. Petersburg, Smolensk region, Oryol region and Sevastopol. Russian Deputy Prime Minister Tatyana Golikova announced this at a briefing at the Government House. TASS.
“The highest utilization of bed capacity, more than 90%, is now observed in four regions – St. Petersburg, Smolensk, Oryol regions and the city of Sevastopol,” Golikova said.
The Deputy Prime Minister noted that about 76% of hospital beds for patients with coronavirus are currently occupied in Russia.
As of the morning of December 3, 75.9% of the bed capacity was occupied in the country, the Deputy Prime Minister said. She added that such data are the national average. The free bed capacity is 24.1%.
Golikova also noted that over the past day in St. Petersburg and Karelia, the incidence of COVID-19 was twice as high as the national average. For Russia, the average indicator is 18.66 cases per 100 thousand of the population, in Karelia it was 63 per 100 thousand, and in St. Petersburg – 69.4 per 100 thousand.