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Coronavirus in Russia: today there are already 500 infected with COVID-19


The number of coronavirus infected COVID-19 has already reached nearly 500 people.

Contrary to the measures taken to curb the spread of co-anvirus infection in Russia, to date, the number of people infected with a new type of coronavirus infection has already reached 495 people. The disease is actively progressing, which is recognized by the Russian authorities, noting, however, that the situation is still far from critical.

“In Russia, the number of people infected with coronavirus has approached 500, the operational headquarters said. According to data on Tuesday, March 24, 495 cases of SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus infection were detected in the country. Thus, 57 new cases of infection in 14 Russian regions were recorded per day. Most of the infected were detected in Moscow - 28 people, St. Petersburg (5 people) in second place by the number of infections. Other infected people are in Voronezh (4 cases), Sverdlovsk (4 cases), Bashkiria (3 cases), Lipetsk (2 cases), Oryol (2 cases) and Leningrad regions (2 cases), in the Primorsky Territory (2 cases). On one case of infection recorded in the Kaluga, Volgograd and Samara regions, Chechnya and Tatarstan "- Lenta.ru reports.

At the moment, the situation is actively controlled by Russian specialists, unlike Italy and the United States, where the number of new cases amounts to tens of thousands per day.

According to Moscow Mayor Sergei Sobyanin, the situation threatens to turn into serious problems, however, the likelihood that the disease can be contained is still very high.

 

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