The Chancellor of Austria announced the beginning of the second wave of the coronavirus epidemic :: Society :: RBC

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Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz said that the second wave of the COVID-19 epidemic began in the country. transfers Austrian Press Agency.

“What we are experiencing now is the beginning of the second wave. The number of infected is growing every day, “said Kurz in his emergency address to the population of the country.

According to the chancellor, if two weeks ago in Austria there were about 350 new cases of infection every day, now this figure has grown to 850. “Soon we will reach the mark of a thousand new infections per day,” he said.

The most severe epidemiological situation, as said Kurz, has developed in Vienna – the Austrian capital accounts for about half of all new cases.

In Austria began to train dogs to look for infected COVID-19 by smell

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The Chancellor urged residents of the country to take all sanitary safety measures: limit social contacts, wear protective equipment, maintain social distance.

By data Hopkins University, more than 33 thousand cases were recorded in Austria by September 13; 26.7 thousand of them recovered, 756 people died.

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Austria was one of the first European countries where self-isolation was abolished – on May 1 it was allowed to take to the streets, and in June the borders were opened. After that in the country began to record an increase in the number of cases and returned to the mask regime.

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Wedding ceremonies and feasts were banned in Georgia due to COVID-19 :: Society :: RBC

In accordance with the decision of the interagency coordination council, from September 10, it is completely prohibited to hold celebrations accompanied by feasts and gathering of guests – weddings, commemorations, anniversaries, and so on.

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Due to the rapid increase in the number of cases of coronavirus infection COVID-19, the Georgian authorities have tightened restrictions to prevent the spread of infection. In accordance with the decision of the interdepartmental coordinating council, from September 10, it is completely prohibited to hold celebrations accompanied by feasts and gathering of guests – weddings, commemorations, anniversaries, etc. This is stated in messagepublished on the website of the government of Georgia.

Until now, such events were allowed outside closed premises, but the new rules prohibit them completely, explained the head of the government administration Natia Mezvrishvili.

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At the same time, it is prohibited to hold any cultural and sports events with the participation of more than 200 people, which until now were also allowed to be held outdoors. Mezvrishvili clarified that the ban will not affect pre-election rallies and other events related to the election campaign (elections of deputies of the country’s parliament will be held on October 31 in Georgia).

“We understand that the election campaign is in full swing and, of course, all restrictions on cultural and sports events do not apply to the election campaign,” Mezvrishvili said.


Coronavirus and children, how sick they get and how contagious they are: what we know

31 August 2020 – 15:32

Babies are not immune but generally get less seriously ill. Their role in the spread of the virus seems to increase with age. According to some studies, under 10 years of diffusion capacity halved

of Cristina Marrone

In general, children are “super diffusers” of respiratory diseases (we also think of the flu) but they do not seem to be the main transmitters of Sars-CoV-2, the virus that causes Covid-19. Caution, even the youngest can transmit the virus and are not immune to it at all but, compared to the rest of the population, only a small percentage of them need hospitalization and most of those who are positive are asymptomatic. In Italy, out of a total of 250,973 confirmed cases, 2,784 concern the 0-9 year group (1.1%) and 4,964 the 10-19 year group (2.0%). The deaths in developmental age (0-18 years) to date are 5. With schools and universities that are about to reopen the health authorities around the world want to understand what is the real role of young people in the spread of the virus to take any countermeasures. A definitive answer does not exist above all for two reasons: it is not always so easy to identify the “index” patient (has he infected or has he been infected?) And in the Northern Hemisphere, with the closure of schools almost everywhere, it has not been possible so far sufficiently large studies on contagiousness in schools. The few investigations that have investigated how much children transmit the virus are observational and often difficult to compare for the method used, local prevention policies and rate of spread of the virus.

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Popova called the proportion of the elderly among those who died from COVID-19 in Russia :: Society :: RBC

The proportion of elderly people among the deaths from coronavirus exceeds 80%, said the head of Rospotrebnadzor Anna Popova

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Most of those who died from coronavirus in Russia are citizens over 65 years old. This was reported by the head of Rospotrebnadzor Anna Popova, reports TASS.

“We have a group of people over 65, who, unfortunately, also today in the Russian Federation make up more than 80% of the total number of deaths from coronavirus infection,” Popova said.

The elderly are at risk for COVID-19. In addition to them, those with chronic respiratory diseases, cardiovascular diseases, diabetes or cancer are at greater risk of contracting coronavirus, reported on the website of the Moscow Department of Health.

Children are not included in the risk group. In addition, according to Popova, there are very few cases when they infected any of the adults. “There are very few cases of infection of adults from children, or they are not clearly described,” she said. RIA Novosti.

Popova named regions with the largest proportion of residents with antibodies to COVID

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In Moscow, revealed 782 new cases of COVID-19 :: Society :: RBC

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Over the past day, 782 new cases of coronavirus infection were registered in the capital; the total number of cases rose to 220,853 people. This is reported by the operational headquarters of the city.

Earlier, Vice Mayor Anastasia Rakova said that more than 148 thousand patients have recovered from the coronavirus since the epidemic began in Moscow. Over the past day, 1007 people recovered.

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In the Moscow Region, 335 new patients were recorded per day, a total of 57,269 cases were confirmed in the region, the Moscow regional headquarters reported. 34 322 cases were cured, 875 died.

In Russia, during the spread of coronavirus, the number of patients exceeded 641 thousand people, 6,719 new cases were recorded per day.


The increase in the number of patients with COVID-19 in Russia became minimal in two months :: Society :: RBC

More than 100 cases were found in 16 regions. The total number of infected in the country exceeded 641 thousand people

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Over the last day in Russia revealed 6719 cases of infection with coronavirus. This is stated in the message of the federal operational headquarters.

This is the minimum number of people infected since April 29, when 5841 cases of infection were detected.

For the fourth day in a row in Russia, less than 7 thousand cases of infection are recorded. The total number of cases in the country is 641 156 people.

The second day in a row, the number of active cases is growing (we are talking about those who are under medical supervision). This is explained by the fact that in the last day 4343 people were discharged from hospitals (the minimum figure for the last two weeks).

The most cases of infection over the last day were detected in Moscow – 782. The day before, 717 people were recognized as sick in the capital.


93 people died from coronavirus in Russia per day :: Society :: RBC

In Moscow, 23 people died in a day, all other deaths were recorded in the regions

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During the day in Russia, 93 people died from coronavirus, the operational headquarters reported. Since the start of the epidemic, 9166 patients have become victims of COVID-19 in the country.

The day before, 104 people died from coronavirus.

For a day in the country revealed 6719 new cases of infection. In total, 641,156 cases of coronavirus were detected in Russia, over 403 thousand people recovered.

The increase in the number of patients with COVID-19 in Russia has become minimal in two months

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Most deaths from coronavirus are in Moscow (3761, 23 people died per day), St. Petersburg (1105) and Moscow Region (875). Outside the capital and St. Petersburg, the list of regions by the number of epidemic victims looks like this:


On Sakhalin and the Kuril Islands allowed to hold mass events :: Society :: RBC

View of the city of Kurilsk

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On Sakhalin and the Kuril Islands, mass events were allowed to be held indoors without restrictions on the number of participants and the area of ​​their accommodation. This was reported on the website of the regional government.

“At the same time, the organizers must ensure social distance and the availability of respiratory protective equipment (masks and respirators),” the report says.

Previously, no more than 50 people could gather for mass events in enclosed spaces.

On Sakhalin, prosecutors found violations in payments to doctors for COVID-19

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Authorities have also established new rules for mandatory quarantine for visitors. Now they must observe the observation “for the period established in the order of the official of the body performing the federal state sanitary and epidemiological surveillance”. As the government explained, this will allow an average of five days to be observed (with all the coronavirus tests passed).

Self-isolation for citizens over 65 and people with chronic diseases in the region is extended until July 10.

Earlier in the region they allowed the work of hairdressers, restaurants, cafes, kindergartens, shopping centers.

According to the latest data, 742 patients with coronavirus infection were identified in the Sakhalin Region. According to the map of the abolition of restrictions, the region is at the third and final stage of exit from preventive measures.

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The number of patients recovered from coronavirus in Moscow exceeded 148 thousand. :: Society :: RBC

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Over the past day, 1007 patients with coronavirus infection recovered in the capital. This was stated by Vice Mayor Anastasia Rakova, reports the operational headquarters of Moscow.

“Over the past day after undergoing treatment, another 1007 patients recovered. In total, the number of people cured of the infection increased to 148 102, ”said the vice mayor.

Doctors report coronavirus vaccine testers

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According to the latest data, since the beginning of the epidemic in Moscow, more than 220 thousand patients have been identified. Of these, 3,761 patients died. In total, 634,437 infected were registered in Russia, 9,073 people were cured.

On the eve of the doctor anesthetist-resuscitator of the branch of the military hospital named after N.N. Burdenko Oleg Chikhlyaev said that volunteers who are testing the coronavirus vaccine have not yet revealed negative health effects. At the stage of clinical trials is a drug developed jointly with the Ministry of Defense, they began on June 18.