If you fail to reduce the speed of propagation of the coronavirus in the autumn Russians can expect the second wave of the pandemic, said in an interview with "Rossiyskaya Gazeta" doctor of medical Sciences Anton Yershov.

"Because it is wholly seasonal virus, and in autumn and winter it will be activated" — explained the specialist.

Minister of health Michael Murashko has also previously allowed the second wave of the spread of coronavirus in Russia, if the inhabitants of the country do not appear population-based immunity.

In Russia COVID-19 diagnosed 145 286 people, of which 1356 were killed and more than 18 thousand recovered. In the world, according to the world health organization, the coronavirus has infected at least 3.3 million people, 240 thousand of them died.