More than 50% of patients in the Russian Federation disease caused by novel coronavirus infection, which is on artificial lung ventilation (ALV) die, said Wednesday the head of the Department of pneumology sechenovskiy University, chief freelance pulmonologist of Ministry of health of the Russian Federation Sergey Avdeev.e

"the Results are very different. In the US – where the worst figure was last week – 88% die on the background of artificial lung ventilation. According to Russian sources, slightly more than 50%" – he said at a press conference, "What we don’t know about COVID-19".

In Russia, according to the Federal operative headquarters of the anti-coronavirus, was 99 399 cases recovered 10 286 people died in 972.

The government has launched a resource stopmanager.Russia to inform about the situation in the country.