He noted that to do this the city authorities helped the dramatic changes in testing in the early stages and early detection of cases of citizens.

the mayor reminded that the President of Russia Vladimir Putin at the last selector with the regions said that the most important thing in the fight against coronavirus is not abstract statistics, but the lives of individual people, which is priceless.

“we have Before us the task was to maximize the amount of testing for early detection of patients with coronavirus and providing them with medical help, – says the mayor. – In recent weeks, outpatient clinics multiple of increased diagnosis of coronavirus CT. Was created 45 outpatient centers operating 24/7, reference center of radiology and system of computer recognition of coronavirus by using artificial intelligence technologies. Thanks to the active work of the CPS increased capacity of Federal laboratories. Expanded urban laboratories for testing connected private laboratory. It is possible to increase the number of laboratory tests in 5 times compared to the previous month. On April 30, we have increased laboratory testing in 2 times – to 40 thousand PCR studies a day.”

Reports that, from 30 April doubled the capacity of the reference centres for re-examination tests that will allow us to perform and confirm accumulated over previous days data.

in addition, last week a 10-fold increase in the volume of rapid tests for antibodies.”In other words, we managed almost 2-fold increase in the detectability of infection. By this measure, Moscow has become a world leader”, – stressed the mayor. All this taken together allows on early stages to stop the spread of infection and provide timely assistance to the affected Muscovites. And this is a huge plus. That is why the number of seriously ill patients in the capital is not growing as much as it could be more bad scenarios.

“nevertheless, it is clear that while the threat is growing, and I again appeal to you, dear Muscovites, asking them to treat the measures of self-isolation with maximum responsibility,” – concluded Sobyanin.