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Care Center for people with disabilities opened in Russia

A disabled child in a wheelchair being cared for by a voluntary care worker.

Chelyabinsk, Russia, has opened departments for the care of children, people with disabilities, and pensioners who were left without constant care due to COVID-19 of their relatives.

This was announced on Monday at a staff meeting in the city administration by the city committee chairman on social policy Larisa Moshkova.

“We are talking about those families in which citizens have contracted the coronavirus. Suppose these families have young children or citizens over 18 years of age who need outside care. Based on one of the municipal institutions, we have deployed a department for six places, where ambulance representatives could identify such children through social services.” said Larisa Moshkova.

According to the regional Ministry of Health, as of the morning of November 23, 24,837 cases of coronavirus infection were confirmed in the region (plus 223 new confirmations yesterday). 7394 people continue their treatment. A total of 16,593 patients recovered and were discharged from hospitals.

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