Putin has warned Russians about the peak of the spread of coronavirus

the Peak of the distribution of the new coronavirus in Russia in front, it is necessary to smooth its passage, warned President Vladimir Putin during the meeting with the participation of virologists. It is reported TASS on Monday, April 20.

“we must do everything to smooth this peak, to shorten the passage through the so-called plateau, when recorded the largest number of new infections,” said he.

the Head of state stressed that the situation continue remains difficult. Thus, according to him, the process of spreading the new virus was able to slow down.

According to 20 April in Russia recorded more than 47 thousand cases of infection with coronavirus in 85 regions. Most infected is observed in the Moscow region — more than 31 thousand. Since the beginning of the epidemic in the country died in 405 patients with COVID‑19, recovered almost 3.5 thousand.