MOSCOW, April 17 — RIA Novosti. For such a huge country as Russia, in a pandemic coronavirus, strict isolation measures, said in his first interview to RIA Novosti on video, the Deputy Chairman of the security Council, Dmitry Medvedev.
“Isolation is necessary. It is understood by all. Even those countries that initially careless attitude to this, saying that everything will be fine, we are civilized people, we have a good society, everything is understood. I mean European countries and a number of other States in which the pandemic is now threatening”, — he explained.
He also supported the actions of the Moscow authorities to combat coronavirus. Medvedev noted that Moscow, St. Petersburg and other major cities are under attack, as they speed the spread of the virus is much higher.
According to Medvedev, the measures against the spread of the disease should correspond to the situation in which the country is struggling with the pandemic. Different States make different decisions, and not the fact that something what works in one country will be effective in another, said the Agency interlocutor.
He stressed that “we must be in this sense an extremely careful”.
“If you pay attention, and our actions become tougher. Why? Was taken certain decisions, the President announced the General approach, it is absolutely fair for such a huge country as Russia”, — said Medvedev.
According to recent reports in Russia have revealed more than 32 thousand patients COVID-19, 273 patients have died from disease, over two and a half thousand recovered. Conducted more than 1.7 million tests.
the Most difficult situation with coronavirus in Moscow, Moscow region and St. Petersburg.