In Russia, because of a suspected infection with novel coronavirus infection under official medical supervision, there are approximately 227 thousand people, said on Wednesday the press service of Rospotrebnadzor.

But there are other methods of counting. In Sweden, according to based on randomized testing of the estimates of the Ministry of health and social Affairs, for every confirmed case of infection COVID-19 in the country may account for up to 75 undetected.

In Germany and France the study, the results of which the actual number of people who have had the infection in these countries may be higher than reported in official statistics. That is, this method of counting is really in Germany coronavirus infection chickenpox more than 1.8 million people, although officially listed just over 166 thousand. In France, according to the calculations of experts of the Pasteur Institute, to 11 may have been ill by the coronavirus more than 3.7 million people. Same situation in Italy, where previously the study was conducted in some provinces most affected by the pandemic.

Based on this, some experts suggest to focus not on the “test statistics”, and the number of seriously ill patients and loading of medical institutions. In Russia at the moment, the situation does not deteriorate – according to the hospital statistics, we have come a kind of “plateau”.