MOSCOW, may 21 — RIA Novosti. Patients who have suffered a coronavirus in severe form, need to undergo rehabilitation to restore the light, said the Russian Minister of health Michael Murashko.

“the disease, especially when it affects the lung tissue, of course, leaves a certain mark, it reduces lung capacity. The volume of rehabilitation measures depends on the amount of damage to the lung tissue including compensatory abilities of the body he uses in the fight. For severe lesions must undergo rehabilitation courses and, of course, in such situations there is a complex of events, which allows you to recover, restore lung function in full,” said Murashko in the broadcast channel “Russia 1”.

He noted that Russia’s lowest mortality rate from coronavirus, as was the time period to prepare for the epidemic, in addition, in Russia there is a system of compulsory medical insurance, which covers medical expenses for everyone in the country.

the world health organization on 11 March announced the outbreak of a new coronavirus infection COVID-19 pandemic. According to the latest who data, there have been recorded more than 4.8 million cases, died almost 319 thousand people.

Current data on the situation of COVID-19 in Russia and the world presented on the portal stopmanager.of the Russian Federation.