Therefore, doctors in hospitals do not try to conceal information about cases of infection, said Sunday on the channel “Russia 1” Russian Deputy Prime Minister Tatiana Golikova. “This is not about our doctors – I can precisely tell,” he said.

She said that the treatment from COVID-19 paid for by the funds. “Tariff for treatment COVID more than even for the treatment of cardiovascular diseases. From an economic point of view, any hospital should be interested in how to put more “davidow”, although it may sound incorrect,” he said.

regarding the mortality rate from coronavirus infection, the Vice Premier explained that the data for April, which are now being discussed publicly, will be officially presented only at the end of may. “Now this is data related to operational statistics, which accumulates the IRS because it collects data of registry offices, and after the 20th number will be the reconciliation of traditional,” – said Golikova.

Previously, the newspaper the Financial Times published an article alleging that the number of deaths from the coronavirus in Russia is 70% higher than the official statistics. According to Tatyana Golikova, Russia does not manipulate the official statistics on the fatality rate for coronavirus infection in the country. It is 7.6 times lower than in the world as a whole.

a Few days ago the Ministry of health presented statistics on mortality from the beginning of 2020.

In January-March 2020 increased mortality from respiratory diseases, including pneumonia, in Russia is not observed. This is stated in the statistical material of the Ministry of health. On the contrary, in the first quarter of this year were fewer deaths from respiratory diseases (9.8%, or 1 687 people from 17 229 people in January-March 2019 to 15 542 persons in January-March 2020). Reduction of mortality in this group of diseases was observed in 58 regions.

including from pneumonia in the first quarter of this year, died on 1 102 people (or 15.3%) less than in the same period last year (a decline of 201 from 7 people in January-March 2019 to 6 099 persons in January-March 2020) Reduction of mortality from pneumonia was observed in 56 regions.