Over 1,000 COVID-19 patients in Moscow get treatment at home

# 18:53
10 April 2020

Since March 17, telemedicine specialists in Moscow have held over 12,000 consultations for over 1,000 COVID-19 patients receiving treatment at home, the Moscow mayor’s website informs, APA reports quoting TASS.

"Over 1,000 Muscovites diagnozed with the coronavirus infection are receiving home treatment: they have mild symptoms of the disease and do not require hospital care. However, the patients’ condition should be monitored constantly. Specialists of the telemedicine center of the Moscow Department for Healthcare are helping us do that in the conditions of a quarantine that all citizens with a confirmed diagnosis should adhere to. Since its establishment on March 17, specialists of the center have held over 12,000 consultations," the message informs.

Over 200 telemedicine specialists are working with COVID-19 patients in Moscow. All of them have received special training on providing aid to patients diagnozed with the coronavirus.