Coronavirus COVID-19 in the elderly may be accompanied by atypical symptoms, such as falls, delirium, conjunctivitis, tachycardia, according to recommendations of Ministry of health of Russia.

the Department has prepared the seventh version of the provisional methodological recommendations for the diagnosis and treatment of patients with coronaviral. They refined the symptoms, the characteristics of the disease in the elderly and indications for hospitalization.

“Do elderly patients may be atypical picture of the disease without fever, cough, shortness of breath. COVID19 symptoms may be mild and not match the severity of the disease and the severity of the forecast. Atypical symptoms COVID-19 in patients of elderly and senile age include delirium, falls, conjunctivitis. There may be delirium, tachycardia or drop in blood pressure,” the document says.

For the last day in Russia was 8536 new cases of infection with coronavirus, the total number of cases exceeded 432 thousand died 5215 people, recovered more than 195 thousand