The hospitals of the Ministry of Defense of Russia are currently being built at a faster pace in various regions of the country. A total of 16 facilities will be built, they will have infectious departments for coronavirus patients. Equipment and medical devices will be delivered to the first eight centers to be installed between April 10 and 15.
To this date, power engineers have already connected six sites in Nizhny Novgorod, Volgograd, Orenburg, Smolensk, Kaliningrad and Rostov-on-Don. In the coming days, Rosseti will complete the works in the Moscow Region and St. Petersburg.
Rosseti can execute in full the required scope of works to provide electricity to medical facilities within the shortest possible time. When it comes to people's health, it is not even days but hours count, so we work ahead of schedule. Today power supply to all socially significant infrastructure facilities is under special control,” said Pavel Livinskiy, Director General of Rosseti.
In turn, Timur Ivanov, Deputy Minister of Defense of the Russian Federation, thanked the staff of Rosseti and its Director General Pavel Livinskiy for the completed works to connect the first construction sites of multifunctional medical centers.
“I would like to personally thank the company’s specialists for their professional excellence and prompt response. An hour after our application, the company’s workers already arrived at the facility ready to start work,” added Timur Ivanov.
As noted by the military establishment, the capital buildings to be constructed with a total area of almost 115,000 square meters will become part of the infrastructure of the existing hospitals. When the pandemic ends, the medical centers for 60-100 beds will be able to provide services to both military personnel and civilian population. The centers will have ultrasound and X-ray diagnostic, computed tomography and other rooms.
As per order by Pavel Livinskiy, Head of the Holding, Rosseti has been maintaining country-wide control over reliable and uninterrupted power supply of key social infrastructure facilities, primarily medical institutions, reception centers for civilian applications and providers of government services and Internet access. Particular attention is also paid to providers of online services to the general public as well as to transport and logistics centers.