The head of Rospotrebnadzor called the age of the patients with coronavirus

About 80 percent of Russians infected with coronavirus, it is people aged 18 to 60 years, said the head of Rospotrebnadzor Anna Popova, the TV channel “Russia-1”.

Photo: Sergey Bobylev/TASS who named the most clear symptom of coronavirus

According to her, most of these people have returned from abroad. This is the most active part of the population. About 15% of patients – those who are over 60 years. About 5% of cases are children. According to Popova, all who arrive in the country from abroad will be tested for detection of coronavirus, but in isolation mode.

“Our experience shows that the person after the flight changes the state of the mucosa, and therefore, at the moment when the person is out of the plane, the hardest to find the causative agent, so it needs to be placed in isolation and then examined”, she explained.

According to Anna Popova, to protect against new coronavirus enough to cover his face, but there is no need to use masks with a high degree of protection. Going outside, you should cover your mouth and nose, the head of the Department.