MOSCOW, 1 may — RIA Novosti. The chief doctor of the Moscow hospital No. 40 in Kommunarka Denis Protsenko cautioned against false hope that the epidemic of the coronavirus reaches a plateau. He said this during a live broadcast on Facebook.

“We have analyzed all known flu epidemics that have been in the world since the beginning of the last century. All of the epidemic does not leak scenario: growth, plateau, decline”, — said the doctor.

He added that epidemics often three waves, which were delayed for long periods.

the Pandemic of the novel coronavirus, the causative agent COVID-19, covered the vast majority of countries in the world. According to who, the virus infected more than 3.1 million people, of which about 218 thousand died and about a million recovered. The greatest number of infected and victims recorded in USA, Spain and Italy.

Russia ranks eighth for the number of infected people. COVID-19 diagnosed 114 431 persons (increase per day of 7.4%) of them recovered more than 13 thousand people. Victims of the disease began in 1169 patients.

the Russians were 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.

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