Coronavirus was the main reason for every fifth death in Moscow in may

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In may in Moscow, died 15 713 residents. Coronavirus was the main cause of death 2757 of them, that is, in every fifth case. Information about this is given on the website of the Department of health of Moscow.

The Ministry said that in may 2020 in the capital died at 5715 more than a year earlier. 5260 the deaths were directly or indirectly associated with coronavirus infection, that is, 92 percent of all the so-called excess mortality for the month.

According to officials, during the whole period of the epidemic the mortality among the infected residents ranged from 2 to 3.8 percent. The first figure takes into account only the cases with coronavirus as the primary cause of death, the second — coronavirus as a concomitant disease.

“This is undoubtedly lower than even according to official sites of the cities: new York- 10.7%, London is 22.7 percent, the Stockholm — 15.2 percent, the Madrid — 21.5%”, — says the publication.

According to the operational headquarters for the fight against coronavirus in may in Moscow has died 1895 infected. Mortality at the end of the month was around 1.4 percent. During the entire period of the pandemic were detected almost 200 thousand facts of infection. 3085 people died.

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