Virologist Anatoly Altstein, in an interview with RIA Novosti, said that the growth of coronavirus infection could peak in a week, and then reach a plateau and begin to decline.
According to him, this scenario is possible if Russian citizens comply with all the necessary anti-epidemic measures. Moreover, if the Russians do not comply with the restrictions, then they may be tightened to reduce the incidence rate.
According to the operational headquarters for the fight against coronavirus on October 11, the number of new cases of this infection in Russia is more than 13.6 thousand.Today, 1,298,718 cases of this virus have been detected in the country in 85 regions. Over the entire period, 22,597 deaths were recorded, 1,020,442 people recovered.
On Friday, October 9, the number of new cases in Russia exceeded the spring record for the first time – 12,126 new cases of COVID-19 were reported in all regions. In Moscow, the number of new cases of this infection has also reached the level of April, the number of hospitalizations and severe forms of the disease has increased.
On the same day, the Kremlin said that the statistics of the daily increase in new confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the country is a reason for the internal mobilization of every Russian. The authorities urged citizens to comply with epidemiological safety measures, including wearing masks.
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