The Russian military department has begun an air operation to deliver a mobile hospital to Crimea by military transport aircraft. A special-purpose medical unit from Rostov-on-Don will be transferred to Simferopol.
The second medical detachment will march from the point of permanent deployment in Sevastopol to Yalta. Earlier, the head of Crimea, Sergei Aksenov, asked the president to deploy hospitals with 200 beds in Yalta and Simferopol in connection with the epidemiological situation. Already three Il-76 aircraft have performed flights from Rostov-on-Don to Simferopol. On board the aircraft, the personnel of the mobile hospital and medical equipment. A total of 100 servicemen and about 100 tons of materiel will be transferred. The hospital will provide medical care to patients with a confirmed diagnosis of a new coronavirus infection. It is equipped with artificial lung ventilation machines, monitors for intensive observation of patients, X-ray machines, ultrasound machines, blood analyzers and a PCR laboratory.
From Sevastopol to Yalta, the servicemen of the mobile hospital will march on standard equipment about 80 kilometers long. In total, the convoy includes 100 servicemen and 25 units of special military equipment.
The field medical unit based on pneumo-frame structures is intended for inpatient treatment of patients. It includes: reception and sorting, hospital and infectious, sanitary and epidemiological departments, as well as the department of anesthesiology and resuscitation.