The causes of low mortality among Russians with the coronavirus


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Quick closure of the border with China and increasing the number of tests for coronavirus became the reason for the low mortality rate from infection in Russia. On Monday, June 22, said Deputy Prime Minister Tatyana Golikova in the First channel, reports RIA Novosti.

According to her, against the border with China territories was quickly decided to impose bans and restrict movement. “We believed that the main threat to go out, and, as you know, we have a long time there was no importation, until February 29, a single Russian citizen has not had a diagnosis of novel coronavirus infection,” called the first speaker, the reason for the low mortality.

In addition, in January and February, the Russian government was preparing emergency measures to counter the infection. Medical institutions also sent forces to assist patients with clinical signs of coronavirus, said Golikova.

“And these measures — capacity test, the simplification of the registration procedure of test systems, including imported imported on the territory of Russia. Permission without registration to use this test system in the case that they are disposable in nature”, — said Deputy Prime Minister of Russia.

In her opinion, the test system proved to be very effective in the fight against coronavirus infection, “ready for the challenge”.

Earlier on 22 June Golikova said that Russia’s President Vladimir Putin personally called epidemiologists to the early stages of a pandemic coronavirus to be aware of the situation. “Often he did it directly and not through the Cabinet,” she said.

27 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 count those 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 of mortality can occur adjustment.

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