The Epidemiological Situation in Chișinău Related to The COVID-19 Pandemic: an Unfortunate End of Summer 2020
About 60 percent of the total number of new COVID-19 infections in Moldova are from Chișinău. As of August 31, 15,125 cases had been registered in the capital, of which 804 children and 600 medical staff. These are the data presented by the deputy director of the Health Directorate of Chișinău municipality during the extraordinary meeting of the Chișinău Municipal Council.
“The incidence of infection per 100,000 people is 648.1 cases in August, while in July- 396.93. As you can see, we have twice as much in August. The total number of outbreaks is 5752”, said Violeta Baltă, the deputy director of the Health Department of Chișinău.
Chișinău registered 328 deaths out of the 992, on a national level.
“We are facing a much more aggressive situation compared to the one until August 1. In August we have a sad record of generalizing the number of cases “, mentioned the deputy director of the department.
Regarding hospitalization, on August 31, 695 people are hospitalized, of which 194 serious, and the 44 beds of Intensive Care are fully occupied. There are medical reserves for two months, assures the official who says that last week the stocks were supplemented with 100,000 masks and 100,000 gloves.