Popov: almost half of new patients with COVID-19 no clinical symptoms

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the Russian Authorities hope that the number of people infected with coronavirus in the country will grow no more than a week. This statement was made by the head of Rospotrebnadzor Anna Popova at the meeting with the President of the Russian Federation concerning sanitary and epidemiological situation in the country.

“Today’s development of the situation suggests that a certain number of days, hopefully not more than a week, will increase the number of detections and the increase in the number of cases”, – quotes RIA Novosti her words.

Popov added that the new 1040 from 2558 patients with confirmed coronavirus absent clinical symptoms.

the Head of Rospotrebnadzor also noted that the laboratory of the Department give the correct test result for coronavirus infection in 98% of cases, laboratory of the Ministry of health in Moscow – in more than 80% of cases.

Earlier it was reported that the inspection immunity of Muscovites to the coronavirus will start from April 14.

Test system, which detects antibodies to the coronavirus in the body and thus determines its resistance to disease, registered 10 APR scientific center “Vector”. It will be used for vaccine development and to identify retrospectively recover.

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