The head of the FMBA Veronika Skvortsova said that before the peak of the epidemic COVID-19 in Russia there 10-14 days

Veronika Skvortsova Veronika Skvortsova
the Press service of the President of Russia

the decline in the spread of coronavirus infections expected in Russia in June, said the head of the Federal medical-biological Agency (FMBA) and the former Minister of health Veronika Skvortsova in an interview with TV channel “Russia 24” (VGTRK).

“If we increase the volume of tests, then, according to the best forecasting group, consisting of mathematicians and biologists, us 10-14 days to reach a plateau with this infection, then we can hold some time and go in the opposite direction – that is, in fact, the process generally resembles a sine wave”, – said Skvortsova. Her words leads to “Interfax”.

According to her, for a slide will need the same time as a growing pandemic.

“On the plateau we will until the first decade of June to the middle of June, presumably. In that case, if we do not change the scenario development process,” she added.

the Minister noted that Russia managed to avoid a sharp rise in the incidence. “While the epidemic process in Russia is developing one of the most favorable scenarios. This is largely due to the fact that we have already relied on the experience of other countries, exposing their mistakes,” – said the head of the FMBA.

According to her, had adopted a “wide-ranging, unprecedented for our country” measures, in particular, a rigid quarantine, and this has led to the spread of the virus has been contained.

Earlier Tuesday, Veronika Skvortsova said that, in her opinion, the vaccine against coronavirus may appear only at the end of the year. And operatclearly the staff of the 7 April reported that the number of cases of coronavirus in Russia, for the day amounted to 1154, during the whole period was 7497 patients died, 58 recovered – 494.