She Golikovoj: Press service of the Federation Council of the Russian Federation / RIA Novosti
Mortality in Russia in April 2020 was 2.9 percent less than in the same period last year. On the decline, said Deputy Prime Minister Tatiana Golikova, writes TASS.
According to her, coronavirus has become the leading cause of death 1660 the Russians in April.
As told the Vice-Premier, the peak incidence of coronavirus in Russia took place on 11 may, when the country began to exit from the mode days. In that period, PCR testing for the presence of coronavirus has increased in 5.6 times.
At the end of may it was reported that Russia has moved to a new based on the principles of the world health organization (who), methodology for the calculation of deaths from the coronavirus. Now, consider the cases when the infection COVID-19 resulted in the complication of the underlying disease that caused the death of the patient. In this regard, the Federal statistics mortality occurred adjustments.
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