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The number of infected in the world exceeded 4 million people, in Russia – 221 thousand. According to the WHO, Russia bypassed Italy and the United Kingdom in the number of coronavirus infections, new cases were detected in Wuhan, China. Top Stories in RBC Review

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Situation in Russia

The number of confirmed cases of coronavirus infection in Russia on May 11 exceeded 221 thousand, per day it increased by 11 656 people. In total, 2009 people died from COVID-19 (94 – per day).

The spread of coronavirus Covid-19 in the regions of Russia

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  • President Vladimir Putin announced the end of the holiday period in the country, further decisions on easing quarantine measures should be made by the heads of regions in accordance with the epidemiological situation. Putin also proposed the adoption of a new package of economic measures to help citizens and businesses.

  • The authorities of the Sakhalin region decided to introduce digital passes for entry. The head of the region, Valery Limarenko, said that he was approached by residents of Sakhalin and the Kuril Islands, who asked him to “close the region.” He noted that it is necessary to ensure the work of important sectors of the economy.

  • Experts called “deceptive” testing for coronavirus factors. Among them, in particular, non-compliance with the rules of preparation for testing, the wrong procedure for taking biological material. Another factor that affects the effectiveness of testing is compliance with the rules for transporting biomaterial after the laboratory has been tested. The results can also be affected by a violation of the self-isolation regime by the person who passed the test.

  • Rospotrebnadzor warned against buying coronavirus tests on the Internet. To diagnose coronavirus infection, you can use only officially registered test systems in Russia that are not sold on the Web, the department said.

Coronavirus spread rate in Russia

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  • Mortality rates among patients with COVID-19 in Russia are more than seven times lower than the global average, said Deputy Prime Minister Tatyana Golikova. According to her, this was caused by a decrease in the proportion of pneumonia among infected people – from 25% to 20.6%; rapid hospitalization of patients and a decrease in the growth rate of patients. “All this allowed us to have rather low mortality rates in the Russian Federation, which are 7.4 times lower today than in the world as a whole,” Golikova said.

How the number of coronavirus survivors and deaths in Russia is changing

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World situation

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), the number of people infected with coronavirus infection in the world exceeded 4 million people, 278.8 thousand died. According to current data from Johns Hopkins University, more than 4.1 million people have been infected in the world, more than 286 thousand have died.

The distribution of coronavirus Covid-19 in the world

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  • The leader in the number of confirmed cases, according to Johns Hopkins University, remains the United States, where the number of infected cases has exceeded 1.3 million. Spain is in second place (227 thousand), Great Britain – in third (224 thousand), Russia – in fourth (221 thousand), Italy – in fifth (219 thousand).
  • The World Health Organization said that epidemiological studies on coronavirus show that most people infected with the disease are seriously ill.
  • In the USA, the number of deaths of patients with COVID-19 exceeded 80 thousand.
    Most of the dead are registered in the state of New York.

Coronavirus spread rate in the world

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  • Polish scientists from the Pomeranian Science and Technology Park have developed a calculator for the probability of death in case of infection with a coronavirus infection. The online calculator takes into account the age, gender and presence of four chronic diseases: hypertension, type 2 diabetes, cancer and cardiovascular problems.

How the number of people recovering and dying from coronavirus is changing in the world

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  • US President Donald Tram explained that he does not wear a mask during the coronavirus pandemic due to the fact that he does not approach anyone at close range. He noted that everyone in the White House wears masks.

Learn more about the virus in the RBC review.


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