The US authorities have not revealed a massive infection COVID-19 after protests :: Society :: RBC

The management of large cities warns that the situation may deteriorate in the beginning of next week

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Medical authorities largest us cities recorded a spike in infections of the coronavirus after mass protests taking place in various States. According to The Wall Street Journal, to such conclusion the doctors came after the mass testing of participants in the demonstrations.

For example, in Minnesota, where thousands of people came out to protest after the murder of police officer George Floyd, the doctors examined more than 11 thousand people. It was found that the percentage infected among them was less than 1%. This information was confirmed by the head of the state Department of health Chris Ehresmann.

In new York, who also became one of the epicenters of the campaign Black lives matter mass testing revealed less than 3% of cases after the mass demonstrations. The number admitted to hospital in the city continued to decline. However, the mayor of new York bill de Blasio warned that this trend could be temporary, and really talk about the impact of mass protests on the incidence will be available only next week.

Pandemic coronavirus. The most current at 18 June

No recorded outbreaks of coronavirus in Chicago and Seattle, where protesters took control of Central part of the city.


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