The expert said, some regions have passed the peak and where it will be a long plateau

Expert of the Center for economic research, Aghasi Tavadyan believes that the peak incidence of coronavirus have been only Moscow and the Moscow region. Other regions made it through a week or two, Tavadyan told RIA Novosti.

In the Metropolitan area played a role a significant increase in the number of tests from the end of April, said the expert. The increased number of cases, but was identified patients at an early stage. Quarantine measures have led to reduction in the rate of spread of the coronavirus COVID-19.

“we should Not expect that the virus will disappear. Maybe its weakening. It becomes commonplace for us”, — said Tavadyan.

the North-Western and Severo-Caucasian Federal districts have a long plateau. Perhaps the reduction of the decline in the number of cases will continue until the end of the summer.

Aghasi Tavadyan Poyang that quarantine effective if it met 90 percent of the population, and if the score is less than 70 percent of the quarantine isn’t working. Russia did not go for Asian 80% scenario of isolation, but the measures taken helped to prepare hospitals and tests.

According to experts, the second wave is possible, but it will not be sudden and dramatic. Fortunately, said Tavadyan, not justified forecasts of more than a million deaths from the virus worldwide.

As reported by the operational headquarters for the fight against the spread of coronavirus in Russia, a day in 84 regions identified 8 599 infected. Almost 44 percent of them suffer no symptoms. New data have reinforced the downward trend of infection.

Russia ranks third in the world in the number of infected (344 481), behind the US and Brazil.