Death that may be associated with the coronavirus in Russia are divided into several groups, said at a briefing Deputy Prime Minister Tatiana Golikova.

The first group — when COVID-19 during his life or posthumously was confirmed by a test. The second group includes cases in which the coronavirus is not identified, but the disease can be a high probability to judge that the death was caused by him.

"These two groups we combined. The number of deaths in April, according to date, 1675 is in the Russian Federation, of which 1136 is where COVID hundred percent confirmed all the data," he said.

She said that postmortem autopsy data from the regions will be coming, so the numbers in the second group can change.

The third group emit additional causes of death — diseases that people suffered in life, but he had tested positive for the coronavirus.

"In this group of diseases we clearly were guided by the recommendations of the world health organization, classifying the main causes of death as postmortem autopsies", — said Golikova.

In the third group 1038 cases until they are classified as death from coronavirus.


The group is divided into States, which could accelerate the onset of death from the underlying disease.

"In the process of postmortem autopsies, we will see that the main cause of death and, of course, when will publish the official data will be able to answer the question, how many here davidnyc deaths, and how many of those that COVID had no relationship", — concluded the Deputy Prime Minister.

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