The proportion of asymptomatic patients in Russia is growing, but the peak of the epidemic

Even at the peak of incidence during the pandemic coronavirus COVID-19 daily increase of cases in Russia were among the lowest in the world, said the chief sanitary doctor Anna Popova. The head of Rospotrebnadzor said that the proportion of asymptomatic patients with coronavirus in Russia is growing, and the hospitalized — are reduced.

a month ago, she added, almost 60% of the newly infected got to the hospital. Now this figure does not exceed 20%. At the meeting on the sanitary-epidemic situation in Russia, which was broadcast channel “Russia 24”, Anna Popova referred to the report of Deputy Prime Minister for social Affairs Tatyana Golikova. She recalled that Golikova had noted that, in March, the number of asymptomatic infected persons was 15% and in may – already 45% and some days more than 50%.

“We were able to cut the peak of the epidemic — reported Anna Popova. — The spread of the coronavirus in Russia has reached a plateau”.

Studies on immunity to coronavirus in the population, by sloam Anna Popova, will start in the third week of June. This date was selected so that the immunity that you need to determine formed.

Anna Popova recalled hard protective measures that have been taken in respect of coronavirus SARS-CoV-2. The first case of infection COVID-19 in Russia was recorded on March 1, 2020. This, said Anna Popova, except for two importations from China of cases.

On may 22, in Russia revealed 326 448 thousand cases of infection with coronavirus. While the day was found 8 894 thousand new cases of the disease. 99 825 thousand patients were cured. 3 thousand 249 people from the problems during the illness of complications, died. To reduce the growth of the epidemic in Russia since the end of March was introduced a state of isolation. Only in the world 5 million 128,5 thousands of cases of cases are reported. Almost 333,5 thousands of patients died from caused by a coronavirus complications and pneumonia.