The number of people infected with coronavirus in Russia is approaching 230K

In recent days in Russia coronavirus was identified from 9263 man reported may 19 in the Telegram, the operational headquarters of the Ministry of health of the Russian Federation.

The total number of infected in the country rose to 299 941.

During epidemics in Russia from the coronavirus infection has died 2837 people, including 115 – for the last days. The Agency RBC said that this is one of the highest rates since the epidemic began. Most deaths – 119 – was recorded on may 16.

From infection is already cured 76 130 Russians, of which 5921 – in the last 24 hours. According to RBC, this is a record number since the epidemic began.

The Russian authorities included in the statistics information from the occupied Ukrainian Crimea. According to data of the Ministry of health of the Russian Federation, on the Peninsula of 437 confirmed cases, four people died.

In Russia spent more than 7.3 million tests for coronavirus (the population is about 146 million).

Russia ranks second in the world after the US in number of infections. From 30 March to Russia acted quarantine imposed in connection with the outbreak of coronavirus infection. President Vladimir Putin ordered to cancel the may 12 mode of working days and to soften the restrictions.

Flash coronavirus infection COVID-19 began in late 2019 in China. March 11, 2020, the world health organization declared the spread of the coronavirus pandemic. According to data from the American Johns Hopkins University, worldwide coronavirus infected more than 4.8 million people, more than 318,7 thousand of them died, and 1.79 million were cured.

On may 15 the head of the European who regional office for Europe Hans Kluge urged to prepare for the second, more deadly wave of the coronavirus. According to him, the epicenter of the epidemic has shifted to Russia, Ukraine, Belarus and Kazakhstan.

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