the Press service of the President of Russia to him, all restrictive measures have been taken to reduce the load on the medical institution and to reduce the number of cases. If the goal is to stop the growth of cases, it is necessary to quarantine and block any activity, but “it is of a different order of steps”
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the Ministry of health of Russia to the end of the week will assess the effectiveness of measures taken to combat the spread of coronavirus and the coefficient of the epidemic, the results can be adopted specifying an additional set of measures, announced in an interview with TASS, the Minister of health Michael Murashko.
“evaluation of the effectiveness of the measures taken is not displayed only in the increase of cases. There are a number of other factors that speak about efficiency, because, in any case, when there is infectious processwith the growth will be. The other issue is the speed of this growth,” said Murashko.
According to him, now all the restrictive measures being taken to reduce the load on the medical institution and to reduce the number of cases. If the goal is to stop the growth of cases, it is necessary to quarantine and block any activity, but “it is of a different order of action.”
ant chose not to tie the growth in the number of cases over the past two weeks that the Russians went to a barbecue after Russian President Vladimir Putin declared a week. “I think that two weeks after the introduction of restrictive measures – this is the time when everyone must follow the processes that were before the introduction of these measures. I think to link the growing number of cases with a single event is not necessary, the activity was not only on nature,” – said the Minister.
Murashko noted that “people unfortunately do not feel all the responsibility and the totality of measures to be taken for themselves and, unfortunately, we see that globally the population of Russia is no common understanding of the situation.” In one scenario, the peak incidence may occur in the near future. Another scenario suggests that the peak may shift in the summer. “I think that the end of the week will show how the situation will develop. Then conclusions will be drawn,” concluded the Minister.
Answering the question about the effectiveness of the popular ways to improve immunity with lemon, ginger and garlic, which the Russians have begun to buy in the epidemic, Murashko said that they “do not go to any comparison on the effectiveness of drugs”.
According to the latest data, in Russia was 13 584 coronavirus, 106 people died. The increase in cases over the past day amounted to 1,667 people, most of them – in Moscow (8852). The capital also accounts for most deaths – 58. Power Moscow acknowledged that the situation has worsened, there is a rapid increase in seriously ill patients with pneumonia. Ambulance and hospitals are already working at the limit.
In this regard, at least for a week is restricted or stops the operation of most urban organizations, 13 APR gradually introduced throughput mode. The first stage of the pass will need to travel to work, the second stage for travel in other ways. In the third stage, if necessary, for transportation within the district. The permit system will be of a declaratory nature, but the city authorities reserve the right to verify the accuracy of reported information.