Russia approached the critical juncture in the fight against the spread of novel coronavirus infection, said the head of Ministry of health Michael Murashko. His word brings the press service of the Ministry’s website.

“Now we come to the critical juncture of the fight against the virus, so the responsible behaviour of each of us is a decisive factor in the victory — said the Minister. — To stay at home these days and spend the holiday with family means to pre — empt further development of the epidemic, save his health and the health of their loved ones.”

Earlier on may 1, were revealed the probable timing of the second wave of coronavirus in Russia. After the summer decline of infection with coronavirus infection can come back in the fall, said the CPS. The Ministry said that in hot weather the number of infections with a high probability will decline. However, with the onset of cold weather, the infection can trigger a new outbreak.


In Russia as of the morning of 1 may, the total number of people infected with coronavirus has exceeded 114 thousand. There are cases in all regions of the country. The last day was was 7933 new patients and 96 deaths.