This was reported by TASS with reference to the defense department.

“The first multifunctional medical center in Nizhny Novgorod will be commissioned by April 20 this year,” the ministry said.

It is noted that the construction of all 16 medical centers is ahead of schedule. Work is carried out around the clock in three shifts.

The facilities involved more than 3.5 thousand specialists and 800 pieces of equipment.

“From April 10 to 15, the delivery and installation of equipment and medical equipment will be organized in the first eight centers,” the ministry said.

Earlier it was reported that the Ministry of Defense will build 16 infection centers by mid-May.