The head of Rospotrebnadzor Anna Popova said that the proportion of children among patients with coronavirus has increased to 7%, writes RIA "news".

"Increased specific gravity, increased the proportion of children up to 17 years. If three weeks ago, the proportion was 5%, today it is almost 7% involving the pediatric population", – said Popov.

The head of Rospotrebnadzor urged parents to take care of the health of children.

In Russia revealed 323 thousands of infections with coronavirus, died 2116 people.

December 31, 2019, the Chinese government announced the outbreak of pneumonia in Wuhan. The causative agent is a new type of coronavirus SARS-CoV-2, which causes the disease COVID-19. March 11, the world health organization (who) declared the outbreak of the novel coronavirus pandemic.