RIA Novosti was told about this by Natalya Pshenichnaya, Deputy Director for Clinical and Analytical Work of the Central Research Institute of Epidemiology of Rospotrebnadzor.
“After the New Year holidays in February-March, the epidemic process is intensifying again, and we will return to summer indicators, most likely, closer to summer,” she clarified.
The expert explained that in order for the epidemic to subside, most of the population must become immune to the virus, either thanks to antibodies after an illness, or after vaccination, or using the "cellular memory" of lymphocytes, which copes with the infection and in the absence of some people have antibodies.
Recall that on the eve in Russia, another record for the incidence of COVID-19 was set again. The situation is worsening everywhere.
In Moscow , another three thousand additional beds were deployed for coronavirus patients. In total, the city has deployed about 50 temporary hospitals on the territory of 16 hospitals. Earlier, temporary hospitals were also opened in the Krylatskoye ice palace, in Sokolniki, in the Moscow shopping center and at VDNKh. In total, 15 thousand infectious beds were created in the city for patients with coronavirus.
In the regions , the situation with both doctors and additional beds is much worse than in the capital.