Dmitry Peskov denied the understatement of statistics on COVID-19 in Russia

Press Secretary of the President of Russia Dmitry Peskov denied the assumption of low statistics for the coronavirus in the Russian Federation. He stated this in an interview with CNN.

sand asked the question whether “manipulation” statistics, because in Russia recorded much less deaths from coronavirus infection than in other countries.

Peskov said he did not agree with this assessment. And added that in Russia more effective health system, so “there is a possibility for a greater number of people have left.”

Also, Dmitry Peskov, said that when making decisions, Vladimir Putin doesn’t care about his rating. “If you only think about the ranking, you will not be able to make responsible decisions”, — quoted Peskov RIA Novosti.

In early March, the world health organization declared the outbreak of coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic. According to the latest data, the total number of infections worldwide is 7 311 062, died 412 993 people, recovered 3 594 227 patients.

In Russia revealed 485 253 case COVID-19, died 6 142, 242 of the 397 people were cured.