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Moscow authorities have denied reports that residents of the capital with the identified antibodies to COVID-19 may be required to comply with a two-week self-isolation after passing the mass test. It is reported RIA Novosti on Thursday, may 21.
“Patients who are diagnosed with immunoglobulin G, talking about immunity to the virus, any judgement or order of isolation are not issued,” — said the Department of health.
Earlier plans to introduce such a practice was reported by the newspaper “Kommersant” with reference to the recommendations of the Clinical Committee for combating coronavirus in the Metropolitan Department of health. The document States that the diagnosis of antibodies allows to detect asymptomatic carriers and patients with easy and moderate course of the disease, which were tested no earlier than two weeks after infection.
18 may the Moscow authorities have launched a massive free sample testing for immunity to new infection. From may 16 the analysis can be taken for a fee at several private laboratories.
In recent days in Russia coronavirus was confirmed at 8849 people. Only in Russia revealed 317 554 cases of coronavirus in 85 regions. For the entire period recorded 3099 deaths, recovered 92 681 people. The who declared the beginning of a stabilization phase of the situation, but added that the statistics of morbidity is still high.
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