The third Il-76 aircraft of the Russian Aerospace Forces arrived to Russia with the military personnel of the combined detachment of the Russian Defence Ministry, which performed tasks in the Italian Republic
The third Il-76 aircraft of the Russian Aerospace Forces arrived at the Chkalovsky airfield (Moscow region) with military personnel and special military equipment from the combined detachment of the Russian Defence Ministry, which was performing tasks to help combat coronavirus infection in the territory of the Italian Republic.
All arriving servicemen passed thermometry and mandatory sanitary and epidemiological measures.
In total, on May 9, 2020, it is planned to make two flights from Italy, which will deliver 14 military personnel and 4 units of special military equipment to Russia.
From March 22 to May 7, 2020, NBCP troops specialists of the Russian Defence Ministry, together with the Italian military, carried out a complete disinfection of boarding houses for the elderly and other facilities in about 100 localities in the Italian region of Lombardy and the province of Brescia. 120 buildings and structures were processed, more than 1 million 200 thousand square meters of internal premises, more than 500 thousand square meters of paved roads.
Since the field hospital in Bergamo started operating on April 6, 2020, Russian military medics have treated 115 patients with a coronavirus infection, 76 patients have recovered and been discharged. To work in the field hospital, 8 medical and nursing teams were involved, consisting of 32 medical specialists who received and treated patients in intensive care units and departments for the treatment of patients with mild and moderate severity. The duty of medical and nursing teams was organized around the clock in 3 shifts.