Two healthcare workers succumbed to COVID-19 on October 22. These are neurosurgeon Leonid Nagachevski, who had worked at the Emergency Medicine Institute for 33 years, and Maria Botnariuc, 72, who worked at the Hâncești Public Health Center, IPN reports.
The Ministry of Health, Labor and Social Protection and the staff of the Emergency Medicine Institute offer their condolences to the families, friends and those who knew the two health professionals.
As many as 777 new cases of COVID-19 were confirmed in Moldova today after doing 3,441 tests. A number of 795 infected persons are in a serious state and 42 of them were put on a ventilator.
The death toll from COVID-19 currently stands at 1,641.