Head of the Department of Microbiology, Virology and immunology, First Moscow state medical University named after I. M. Sechenov, academician Vitaly Zverev said that to talk about plateau of coronavirus in Russia is premature. His words leads to “Interfax”.

According to him, we need to wait until the may holidays before making any conclusions.

“But I must say that nothing terrible happens. The growth rate of [cases of infection with coronavirus] and is fairly stable, the rate does not increase”, — said the academician.

The day before, on may 4, chief pulmonologist of Ministry of health, corresponding member of RAS Sergey Avdeev stated that before reaching the plateau of the coronavirus is still far. He explained this by the fact that the Russians are not very well meet the requirements for isolation.

As of 5 may in Russia revealed 155,4 thousand infected with a coronavirus infection, 1.45 thousand people died.