S.-PETERSBURG, February 10 - RIA Novosti. Some of the beds deployed for patients with COVID-19 in St. Petersburg are being returned to provide routine medical care in connection with the stabilization of the epidemiological situation in the city, and it is also planned to close the 7th pavilion of the temporary hospital at Lenexpo, according to the office of Vice Governor Oleg Ergashev.
Currently, 43% of beds are available in St. Petersburg for patients with COVID-19 and pneumonia.
"The stabilization of the situation with the coronavirus makes it possible to return part of the bed capacity for the treatment of planned patients, whose hospitalization was postponed due to the pandemic. At the same time, all the necessary reserves will be retained to provide assistance to St. Petersburg residents with COVID-19," Ergashev said, quoted in the message …
The previously redesigned Mariinsky Hospital has already returned to normal operation. The hospital has 92 beds for patients with coronavirus. The bed capacity for receiving infectious patients in the temporary hospital in Zarya has been halved (300 beds have been left for patients with COVID-19).
From February 15, the provision of routine and emergency care will be resumed at the federal hospitals redesigned for COVID-19 - the S. M. Kirov and the Almazov National Medical Research Center. The children's city hospital named after N. F. Filatov. From February 15, the 7th pavilion of the temporary infectious diseases hospital at Lenexpo will also be closed for receiving patients with coronavirus.
From February 22, the Research Institute of Phthisiopulmonology, City Multidisciplinary Hospital 2, St. Luke's Clinical Hospital, City Hospital 33, Psychiatric Hospital 1 named after P. P. Kashchenko.
District Scientific and Clinical Center named after L. G. Sokolov, Peter the Great Hospital of the North-Western State Medical University named after Mechnikov and the Aleksandrovskaya Hospital will resume the provision of routine care from March 1.