Russian President Vladimir Putin during a meeting on the issue of sanitary and epidemiological situation in the Russian Federation announced a change in the situation of coronavirus is not the best. On 13 April, reports the Kremlin website.
“We can see that the situation is changing almost daily. And unfortunately, not for the better. An increasing number of human cases, and more and more cases of severe illness, it is difficult,” – said Putin.
According to him, the coming weeks will be largely decisive for Russia, so preventive measures and organization of work of the country’s health system should be built in an optimal way.
A territory with increased risk, Putin took Moscow, Moscow region and large cities, where “large concentration and population density”.
According to the official online resource to help educate the public on the COVID-19 “Stopmanager.of the Russian Federation”, as of 10.45 13 April were more than 18 thousand cases of infection, of which 1470 recovered, 148 died. In the overall statistics for Russia also include illegally annexed Crimea.
Flash coronavirus infection COVID-19 began in December 2019 in the Chinese city of Wuhan. March 11, the world health organization declared the spread of the coronavirus pandemic.