The head of the Institute of epidemiology of Rospotrebnadzor, academician Vasily Akimkin has declared that the pronounced peak of incidence of coronavirus in Russia could never come. He told “Russia 24”.

According to Akimkina, made in Russian action affected the situation and has helped to smooth out the growth curve of morbidity, especially in Moscow. He noted that the restrictions helped to win two-three weeks prior to peak growth.

“Therefore, a peak, which everyone is expecting, may not be. He is just very smooth. We just go through this phase of increased morbidity is not as noticeable as one might wish to see this striking peak in one day”, – he explained.

The academician added that every day the sun becomes brighter, the level of insolation increases, and increases the flow of ultraviolet, which is detrimental effect on any microorganisms.


According to Akimkina, the incidence of coronavirus in Moscow and the Moscow region will decline after the may holidays.

“the Stabilization of the epidemiological situation will come closer to the end of June-beginning of July,” he concluded.

As reported by “the Rambler”, on the eve of the Russian Minister of health Michael Murashko said that the growth the infected with the novel coronavirus in Russia continues, therefore, on entering the plateau too early.