MOSCOW, may 2 — RIA Novosti. the results of screening the real number of cases COVID-19 to Moscow is about two percent of the population of the city, said the mayor of Moscow Sergey Sobyanin in his personal blog.

“And this is the minimum value among global cities affected by the pandemic. We were able to contain the spread of infection through discipline and support measures of isolation on the part of Muscovites,” — said Sobyanin.

According to him, the detection rate of infection in Moscow increased by almost two times, according to this indicator the Russian capital became one of the world leaders. The mayor noted that this allows to stop the spread of infection in the early stages and provide timely assistance to the victims of the Muscovites.

Pandemic COVID-19 covered the vast majority of countries in the world. According to who, the virus has infected more than 3.1 million people. Of these, about 218 thousand dead, a million were cured. The greatest number of infected and victims recorded in the United States, Spain and Italy.

Russia ranks eighth in the number of cases. Diagnosis COVID-19 set 114 431 person (the increase per day of 7.4%) of them recovered more than 13 thousand people, 1169 could not be saved.

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