The fact that in June the spread of coronavirus may decline, said Alexander Chuchalin, the academician of the Russian Academy of Sciences, head of the department of internal diseases of the Russian National Research Medical University named after Pirogov.
- How long did the 2002 SARS last? Three and a half months. How many MERS lasted in 2012? Three and a half months. There is a certain cycle of diseases, so let's count: March, April, May. In mid-June, we should expect that this problem will disappear, ”said the academician on the channel“ Russia 1 ”.
Earlier the spokesman of the President of Russia Dmitry Peskov said that the number of new cases of coronavirus infection in the country will equalize in mid-May, and then there will be a decline. The fact that a decrease in the incidence can be expected by the summer, they said in the Ministry of Health. Former Minister of Health and Head of the Federal Biomedical Agency (FMBA) Veronika Skvortsova predicted that the country would reach the plateau of the incidence of coronavirus before the beginning of May.
To date, 80 949 cases of infection with a new coronavirus infection have been recorded in Russia. 6,767 patients recovered. 747 people died. In total, 2,888,568 cases of COVID-19 are registered in the world. In the first place in the number of cases is the United States. Russia closes the top ten countries in this indicator, approaching China.