Coronavirus: Kokov called the situation in Kabardino-Balkaria tense

Today at the "municipal hour" the Head of Kabardino-Balkaria Kazbek Kokov called the situation with the coronavirus in the republic tense.

The head of the republic instructed to strengthen explanatory information work among the population. “There is another increase in the incidence, which we have observed in the last two weeks throughout the country and in our republic. The number of hospitalized people has doubled, more than a hundred people are in intensive care. Yes, we will provide everything needed for the sick, but you need to get vaccinated. ", - K. Kokov noted during the discussion of the topic.

The Minister of Health of Kabardino-Balkaria Rustam Kalibatov gave the data as of October 6. Over the past two weeks, there has been a significant increase in the number of patients with severe disease. More than five thousand people are under the supervision of doctors at home, of which 1390 have confirmed the coronavirus. Among the patients 255 children, most of them receive outpatient treatment.

To date, 140,527 people have undergone a full course of vaccination in the republic, 45,323 people have been ill within six months, that is, 32.5 percent of the adult population of the republic has immunity. To achieve collective immunity, it is necessary to vaccinate more than 320 thousand residents of the republic,- Ria Kabardino-Balkaria reports.