Russian President Vladimir Putin on April 20 during a meeting on the issue of sanitary and epidemiological situation in Russia, said that the peak of the epidemic COVID-19 in the country is yet to come. About it it is spoken on the Kremlin website.
“The peak incidence is yet to come. And now we need to do everything we can to smooth this peak, to shorten the passage through the so-called plateau, when recorded the largest number of new infections,” – said Putin.
In his opinion, the introduction in Russia of quarantine restrictions allowed to shoot down the pace of the epidemic in the country, and reconfigure the Russian health care system.
Putin noted that the coronavirus recorded in all regions of the Russian Federation.
Flash COVID-19 began in December 2019 in China. March 11, 2020, the world health organization declared the spread of the coronavirus pandemic.
According to the data of the portal “Stopmanager.of the Russian Federation” in Russia as of the morning of 20 April confirmed by over 47 thousand cases of disease, 405 people died. Statistics portal include data for the temporarily occupied Crimea.