Rospotrebnadzor tested drinking water for coronavirus in Moscow

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No traces of coronavirus were found in drinking water in Moscow, it meets all standards. This was reported on Wednesday, August 12, on the website of the Moscow department of Rospotrebnadzor.

The department said that since March this year, when the first case of COVID-19 was recorded in the capital, specialists took 616 samples from the city’s water distribution network. The examination showed that they all corresponded to the norm in terms of microbiological indicators, writes NSN.

In total, in 2020, inspectors of the department received 4190 samples of drinking water, and studies on microbiological indicators demonstrated compliance with the standards, specifies the website

An enhanced mode of disinfection of drinking water was introduced in Moscow because of the coronavirus back in April 2020, notes the 360 ​​TV channel. Every day, Mosvodokanal took 5,000 samples at all water treatment stations in the metropolis to exclude possible water contamination.

As the Zvezda TV channel recalls, for the first time it became known about the coronavirus at the end of 2019. The epicenter of the infection is the Chinese city of Wuhan in Hubei province. Despite the measures taken, the disease spread throughout the world.

Since the beginning of the pandemic, 902 701 cases of coronavirus have been detected in 85 regions in Russia. For the entire period, 15 260 deaths were recorded, 710 298 people recovered.

On August 10, the head of Rospotrebnadzor, Anna Popova, said that compared to the end of May, the growth rate of new cases of COVID-19 in Russia has decreased by 50 times.

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