Popova announced the largest number of cases of COVID among office workers

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Most of the new coronavirus cases in Russia are office workers. This was announced on Friday, October 16, by the head of Rospotrebnadzor Anna Popova.

“The maximum proportion among the working population who become ill today is people working in the office,” she said on the air of Channel One.

Earlier that day, the press secretary of the Russian President Dmitry Peskov said that the Kremlin is concerned about the situation with the increase in the incidence of COVID-19, but the authorities are keeping the situation under control.

In addition, the Minister of Health of the Russian Federation Mikhail Murashko said that certain steps that allow us to get out of the pandemic have already been “groped”. In addition, the head of the ministry stressed that during the pandemic, a fairly large number of notes occurred, which everyone felt.

The spread of the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus, which causes the disease COVID-19, began at the end of December last year. The Chinese city of Wuhan became the hotbed of infection. For several months, the disease has spread to more than 210 countries of the world. On March 11, WHO declared a coronavirus pandemic.


According to the latest data, 1,369,313 cases of coronavirus were detected in Russia in 85 regions. Over the entire period, 23,723 deaths were recorded, 1,056,582 people recovered.

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.

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