Another 1,953 people recovered from coronavirus in Moscow over the past day. This was announced by the deputy mayor of the capital for social development Anastasia Rakova on Thursday, October 15.
“Over the past day after undergoing treatment, another 1953 patients have recovered. The total number of people who have recovered from the infection has increased to 268,423, ”she said.
Earlier, the Moscow authorities urged the cured citizens to donate plasma for the treatment of other patients with COVID-19.
A donor can be a person aged 18 to 55 years old who has had a coronavirus and does not have chronic diseases. He must also have negative tests for HIV, hepatitis B and C.
In addition, recovered Muscovites can become volunteers and help those who are being treated for COVID-19 at home.
The day before, the headquarters said that in the capital over the past week, the number of COVID-19 cases increased by 31.7%, the number of hospitalizations increased by 15.8%.
Earlier in Moscow, reduced travel for pensioners and students was suspended, employers were encouraged to transfer 30% of employees to a remote mode, and schools were sent on a two-week vacation, after which only students in grades 1-5 will return to full-time education.
The mayor of the capital, Sergei Sobyanin, called the theory that the coronavirus became less dangerous as questionable. At the same time, the mayor considered the closure of the city to quarantine as “the very last step.”
All relevant information on the situation with the coronavirus is available on the websites of stopcoronavirus.rf and accessvsem.rf, as well as by the hashtag #WeVotte. Coronavirus hotline: 8-800-2000-112.