In Video: Russian COVID-19 Response Team Moves To Bergamo From Pratica di Mare Air Base


On March 25, the COVID-19 response team of the Russian Defense Ministry deplyoed in Italy departed to Bergamo, where it will assist local authorities in the war on COVID-19. The convoy is moving from Pratica di Mare Air Base, near Rome, and needs to cover about 600km to reach the target.

The convoy includes a mobile complex for analysis and diagnostics, mobile disinfection equipment with a stock of disinfectants, special equipment to provide qualified assistance to severe patients affected by coronavirus. A total of 22 pieces of special medical equipment is involved. There are also buses with Russian virus agent defense experts and medics.

Earlier on March 25, a 15th Russian IL-76 military aircraft with medical equipment and specialists was sent to Italy.