“During the year, patients in city hospitals and Muscovites in federal and private centers underwent a record number of such interventions - more than 171 thousand,” said Anastasia Rakova, Moscow Deputy Mayor for Social Development.

The largest number of operations was performed in the field of cardiovascular surgery, traumatology and orthopedics.

Earlier it was reported that hospitals and reserve hospitals in Moscow purchased more than 3.5 thousand units of new equipment for the treatment of patients with coronavirus.

Infectious disease doctor Nikolai Malyshev, in an interview with Nation News, recalled the importance of following preventive measures against the background of the detection of the omicron coronavirus strain.