“Gradually coming out of the restrictive regimes we still live in to a large extent today, we need to think about what the experts here and their colleagues abroad are talking about – that there may be a second wave that may occur in autumn, end of October – November. We must also keep this in mind and be prepared for such a development. “The President stressed that today the situation with the coronavirus in Russia as a whole is stabilizing, the gradual reduction of new cases is beginning. As the head of state noted, this is still an unstable dynamic, “but it still exists.”
For her part, the head of Rospotrebnadzor Anna Popova said that the spread of the coronavirus in Russia has reached a plateau. According to her, scientists are talking about stabilizing the situation and a clear downward trend.
At the same time, Popova stressed the importance of strict compliance with all requirements so as not to worsen the situation.
As of May 22, the total number of infected in Russia reached 326,488, of which 3,249 died and 99,825 recovered. More than 8.1 million people have been tested.
In the last 24 hours, doctors have identified 8,894 cases of COVID-19, 150 people have died, and 7,144 have recovered. In the capital for the third day in a row there are less than three thousand infected.
As BLIC wrote, Chechen President Ramzan Kadyrov was flown to the Russian capital by emergency. He is infected with a severe coronavirus and lungs that work only 50%.
Many regions maintain a special regime, citizens are advised to stay at home, wear masks and gloves, and also maintain social distance.
At the same time, Russia reported the highest number of casualties in one day since the beginning of the pandemic.
There are 150 deaths in 24 hours, and the total number of victims of the virus in the country is nearly 3300. At the same time, the health authorities report a declining trend in morbidity.
And while medics are battling the infection in the country, the foreign ministry is doing its best to house nearly 30,000 Russian citizens blocked around the world for quarantine.
Some of the tourists went on vacation for a week and were forced to stay for more than two months. The few arriving at Sheremetyevo Airport are greeted not by friends and relatives, but by sanitary officials.
Lists are distributed at the airport and test schedules are made so that no queues form.
The United States has sent a plane to Russia with equipment and drugs to treat the coronavirus.
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