Moldova's Ministry of Health announced yesterday that 15 more medical workers contracted COVID-19, bringing the total number of infections to 2,561. The figure represents 14 percent of the total number of diseases.
Nurses are believed to be most at risk as 1164 employees in this category fell ill with COVID-19.
In second place are doctors with 664 cases of illness.
According to the Ministry of Health so far, 26 employees in the health system have died of this virus. 70 percent of coronavirus-infected medical workers have already recovered and returned to work.