The Director of the Federal research centre of epidemiology and Microbiology named after N. F. Gamalei Alexander Ginzburg told the TV channel "REN TV," you need to contain the epidemic of the coronavirus.

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The doctor said that to defeat the virus you need to improve the detection and increase coverage of testing. He added that the government has decided to develop a system of diagnosis in this direction.

"Due to the fact that the number of identify tests increased not only among the suspects, but simply among the population, of course, the detection rate of asymptomatic carriers has increased," said Ginzburg.

He explained that with the early detection of infected are able to quickly isolate the carrier of the virus and limit the range of his contacts.


Pandemic coronavirus has spread to almost the whole world. The who reports that more than 3.1 million are infected, of which about 218 thousand died and over a million have been cured. Most infected and victims recorded in USA, Spain and Italy.

Russia takes the seventh place for number of infections. The country COVID-19 diagnosed 054 124 person (per day 9623 new cases) of them recovered about 15 thousand people. Victims of the disease become 1222 of the patient.

Russians asked to stay home during the epidemic. In many regions operates in the transmission mode. In addition, the suspension of international air and rail links.

Recent data on the situation of COVID-19 in Russia and the world presented on the portal stopmanager.of the Russian Federation.