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    In Kyzyl, due to the increasing incidence of SARS and influenza from March 9 to 15 quarantine

    March 9, 2014 |

    Sanitary-Epidemiological subcommittee Kyzyl City Hall decided to introduce in preschool, general education, sports and cultural institutions of the capital of quarantine - to prevent lifting the incidence of SARS and flu from 9 to 15 March 2014.

    In the mayoralty of the capital received a letter from the Ministry of Health of the Republic of Tuva with a recommendation to enter quarantine in educational institutions of Kyzyl. The letter says that Tandynskom, Chedi-Khol areas and in Kyzyl observed increase in the incidence of SARS.

    In the capital increase in the incidence was 10 per cent.

    In the period from February 24 to March 2, 2014 290 people were hospitalized, compared with the previous week marked increase in the number of hospitalized by 2.8 percent, including children under the age of 14 - 283 people.

    Overcrowding in the Republican Children's Hospital due to increased incoming children with acute respiratory viral infection observed in mid-February. From February 23, the decision of the head physician here introduced quarantine measures.

    Experts note and one more thing - kyzylchane when the first symptoms of SARS and influenza prefer to go to a local doctor does not, and to emergency services. Therefore, the number of appeals to small clinics, but hospitals are overcrowded.

    According to Kyzyl city ambulance station, from early March has been a sharp increase in complaints of citizens about SARS, including the March 1 - 220 downloads, March 2 - 259, March 3 - 186, March 4 - 191 cases, of which the share of calls to children is 73, 5 percent.

    Since the beginning of the epidemic season in the infectious diseases hospital sent 17 pregnant women diagnosed with SARS, 10 people were hospitalized. On March 6, 2014 reported 18 laboratory confirmed cases, including 11 cases of influenza A, six cases of influenza A (N1H1-09), and one case of influenza A and B, including flu detected in three pregnant women.

    As predicted by the Ministry of Health is expected to 31046 cases (10 percent of the population of the capital), SARS, influenza, including outpatient treatment is patient 27941. It is predicted that the number of hospitalized will require intensive care patients, or 25 percent of 776 people, and in the provision of intensive resuscitation using a ventilator - 12 percent, or 373 people.

    Given the unfavorable epidemiological situation in some areas of the country on the incidence of SARS and influenza, from 7 to 21 March organized by the daily monitoring of the incidence of SARS and influenza, especially in those with severe and atypical course.

    In health care organizations will be organized Kyzyl additional reception of citizens during the holidays - March 8-10, created additional pediatric team for maintenance of the child population of the city.

    Given the above factors and recommendations of the Ministry of Health of Tuva, Kyzyl Municipality adopted a resolution on the introduction in the city of restrictive measures (quarantine) for seven days: from 9 to 15 March 2014 number 244, according to which all educational institutions of the city increased control over hygiene state space, the availability of hygiene entered mask mode, organized daily monitoring of attendance of children in kindergartens. According to the decree children, staff and visitors to institutions of education, culture and sports with signs of acute respiratory viral infections are not allowed to visit institutions.

    According to paragraph 3 of this resolution, while the absence of a group, class and section more than 20 per cent of children, students and athletes because of SARS, the leaders of preschool and educational institutions should stop sending children to group and class section for a period of not less than seven days.</SMALL>
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