OREANDA-NEWS  Russian Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin Said at a Meeting of the Coordinating Council for Combating Covid-19 on Tuesday, January 18, That the Russian Government Has a New Plan to Combat the Infectious Threat, Taking Into Account the Spread of a New Strain of Omicron.
Predicting an Increase in the Number of Cases With a New Strain, Taking Into Account the Existing Experience in the First Waves of Covid, the Government, According to Mishustin, Has Developed Measures to Debug the Readiness System to Meet a New Wave of the Virus. First of All, We Are Talking About the Preparation of Medical Institutions for the Reception of Patients, the Provision of Medicines, Oxygen, Protective Equipment in the New Scheme of Interactive Interaction Between Structural Units of the Ministry of Health. Of Course, the Issue of Medical Personnel is Important, the Prime Minister Reports.
Mishustin States That There is no Critical Situation Yet and the Number of Hospitalized is Relatively Small Compared to the Delta Virus, Namely, it is Customary to Assess the Danger of an Infectious Wave by Hospitalization. Nevertheless, We Must be Prepared for Everything, the Official Notes.
The Number of Covid Cases in Other Countries Reaches Hundreds of Thousands of People Every Day, in the United States the Number of Patients Has Already Exceeded a Million, Mishustin Notes, Adding That the Government is Now Concerned Not Only About the Situation in Moscow, But Primarily in the Regions, so Regional Heads Need to be Prepared for an Exacerbation of the Incidence and Have a Ready Medical Infrastructure.