The total number of confirmed cases of coronavirus infection in Russia exceeded 700 thousand About it show the data of the operational headquarters for the fight against coronavirus.
As of the morning of 8 July in Russia was ill 700 792 persons (6562 of them in recent days). According to this indicator, Russia ranks fourth in the world after USA (2.99 million), Brazil (1.66 million) and India (742 thousand).
Since the beginning of the epidemic in the country was 10 667 related COVID-19 deaths (including 173 – for the last day). Recovered 472 511 people (8631 in the last 24 hours).
On the outbreak of the coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 first reported by the Chinese authorities in December 2019. March 11, 2020, the world health organization declared the spread of the coronavirus pandemic.
In a study of British and French scientists, which was published on may 5, said that the pandemic COVID-19 started between 6 October and 11 December 2019 and the spread of the virus in the population was rapid in all continents.
While Dr. Tom Jefferson from the Center for evidence-based medicine at Oxford University has suggested that the virus is always “asleep” in the human population, and now favorable circumstances for its revival.