COVID-19 situation in Russia develops favorably so far, says minister

COVID-19 situation in Russia develops favorably so far, says minister
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  • calendar-gray 03 April 2020

The COVID-19 situation in Russia develops in accordance with a rather favorable scenario so far, Russian Minister of Health Mikhail Murashko told reporters on Friday, APA's Moscow correspondent reports.

"We see that the measures introduced in the country have affected the amount of new cases and the severity of the patients’ condition. Essentially, the curve that can develop in various ways currently develops in accordance with a rather favorable scenario," he said.

Note that so far, a total of 4,149 coronavirus cases have been confirmed in Russia, with 281 patients having recovered from the virus. The country’s latest data indicates 34 fatalities nationwide. Earlier, the Russian government set up an Internet hotline to keep the public updated on the coronavirus situation.

Farid Akbarov

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