Coronavirus infection is asymptomatic in 45% of the infected people in Russia, said the head of Rospotrebnadzor Anna Popova at the meeting with participation of President Vladimir Putin on combating the spread of coronavirus in the country’s regions.

“Important positive factor in the trends of the epidemic process is the increase in the structure of infected persons without symptoms, and if at the beginning of the month there were no more than 20%, but today there are more than 45%,” leads her words TASS.

The head of Rospotrebnadzor emphasized that the measures taken in the regions of Russia measures helped to prevent an explosive rise in the incidence.

“To date, these measures have helped to curb the introduction and spread of infection the first two months, to gain time for the formation of base hospital and Observatorul, accumulate supplies and disinfecants.

the Fourth – to prevent the explosive growth of disease,” – said Popov.

Recall that Russia became the eighth in the world in the number of people infected with coronavirus.