Forecasters said the timing of the arrival of temperatures that can kill COVID-19

She noted that the virus will still be infectious but not damaged. “If the current situation of the virus on the surface “sits” for three days, but in hot weather on the same surface he can sit for three hours. Three hours much less people this will touch. This is due to this reduced the number of people infected,” – said Baranov. However, she stressed that it is not about office space, and about the natural environment.

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So the weather helps in the fight against the virus, however, the temperatures should stay above plus 20 degrees.

But such a steady heat, as noted by the scientific Director of the hydrometeorological center of Russia Roman Vilfand, will have to wait a long time. Hot and dry weather set in the South of the European part of Russia in the beginning of June. In Moscow – not before July.

According to the forecaster, the average daily July temperature in Moscow – plus 23-25 degrees. There will be some days in may and June, with a temperature of 21-23 degrees, but it is only a few days. According to the preliminary forecast, April in the capital region is expected to be within the climatic norm. This means that sustainable plus 15 degrees can be only in the second half of the month.