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Putin warned of impending peak coronavirus epidemic in Russia

Putin warned of impending peak coronavirus epidemic in Russia
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Russian President Vladimir Putin described the situation with the spread of the coronavirus pandemic in the country as difficult. He said that the peak incidence of coronavirus infection in the capital and regions has not yet been passed, but the country is able to solve the problems of the first stage of the fight against the disease.

At a meeting on the sanitary-epidemiological situation, Putin said that due to the preparation and preventive measures, the distribution of COVID-19 had been slowed down.

“But this should by no means calm us down. As experts say, the peak of the incidence is still ahead, and now we need to do everything to smooth this peak, shorten the time it takes to cross the so-called plateau, when the largest number of new infections is recorded, ”the President noted. 


According to the latest data from the operational headquarters for combating COVID-19, a total of 47 cases of coronavirus were registered in Russia, 121 people recovered, 3 patients died. Presidential press secretary Dmitry Peskov said that the peak in the incidence of coronavirus in Russia could occur this week. 

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