The world health organization trusts the official statistics of Russia in sick coronavirus infection, and expanded testing of the population at COVID-19 allowed to show “more realistic picture” of mortality in the country, said the who representative in Russia, Melita Vujnović.
“Who has no claims to any country in their indexes. Not only in Russia but also in several other member States who have similar mortality rates”, — quotes RBC of a word Vujnović. She added that the who asks not to compare statistics of different countries for the first time after their occurrence, in addition, the statistics will change, regardless of the phase of the epidemic, which is currently undergoing a state.
According to Vujnović, Russia expanded scale database testing COVID-19, which allowed to give an understanding of the number of infected and show the real picture of fatality from the coronavirus. The representative reported that almost 11% of the population of Russia has already tested for the disease.
Vujnović also explained that the who collects statistics on coronavirus different countries in order to epidendio to understand the global prevalence of the disease and to formulate recommendations on effective responses.