Mortality rate from coronavirus infection COVID-19 in Moscow for the whole period of the epidemic is from 2.4% to 4.9% depending on the method of calculation, reported in the capital Department of health.

“the case Fatality from the coronavirus in Moscow for the whole period of the epidemic is 2.4% if we consider only cases where he was the main reason of 4.9%, if we consider all the cases where COVID acted as a primary or concomitant disease,” — said in the message.

In the Department stressed that the number of deaths from COVID-19 during the first days of August, 60% lower than the same period last month.

“This confirms the steady trend of decreasing mortality,” believe in Desgraves capital.

Earlier it was reported that a coronavirus was the main or underlying cause of death in 1706 people in Moscow in July.

The mayor of Moscow Sergey Sobyanin noted that the mortality rate from coronavirus in Moscow five times lower than in new York, despite the fact that the Russian city is home to 3 million more residents.