The main thing about the coronavirus COVID-19 on March 17. Over 650 deaths per day
24.03.2020 0 Comments
656 people died from coronavirus per day. In Russia, 30 new cases of infection have been identified; the Russian government temporarily restricted the entry of foreign citizens into the country; Matvienko urged Russians not to empty store shelves; Sobyanin recommended that older Muscovites stay at home; and scientists have found one of the causes of high mortality from coronavirus.
All the main news about the coronavirus COVID-19 by the morning of March 17 was told in this article.
According to official figures, as of the morning of March 17, the number of people infected with the coronavirus COVID-19 is 182,725. The number of people cured of the infection: 79,883. The number of people who died as a result of the virus: 7,174.
Coronavirus in Russia
For a day in Russia, 30 new cases of coronavirus infection were detected – this is an anti-record. 20 cases were recorded in Moscow, three in St. Petersburg and the Samara Region, one each in the Moscow Region, Kirov Region, Perm Territory and the Komi Republic. According to the data of the headquarters for countering the spread of coronavirus infection, all infected have visited European countries recently. The Russian government has temporarily restricted the entry into the country of foreign citizens and stateless persons. The restriction was introduced before midnight on March 18, 2020. An official website has been created in Russia, on which the latest reliable information on the spread of coronavirus will be published. Operational reporting will be generated on the website Stopkoronavirus.rf every day by 6:30 Moscow time. In Russia, there will be new opportunities for testing for coronavirus for people without symptoms of acute respiratory viral infections, Prime Minister Mikhali Mishustin said this.
Federation Council speaker Valentina Matvienko urged Russians not to empty store shelves because of an outbreak of coronavirus. According to her, "there will be products in stores." Moscow Mayor Sergei Sobyanin urged older Muscovites not to leave the apartment unnecessarily and to call a doctor at the slightest sign of SARS. Sobyanin also introduced several additional measures to combat coronavirus. In Moscow, any street events were banned, the use of tickets in land transport is prohibited, and general and sports schools will be closed from March 21 to April 12 inclusive.
Coronavirus in the world
656 people died from coronavirus per day. According to the World Health Organization, 13,903 new infections were detected per day. More than 350 people became victims of coronavirus in Italy per day. The total number of virus victims in the country exceeded 2.1 thousand. Scientists from the European Public Health Alliance have found that air pollution from burning automobile fuel is one of the causes of high mortality from coronavirus. People with chronic lung and heart diseases caused by prolonged exposure to airborne particles have an increased risk of death when they become infected with a new virus. U.S. President Donald Trump said the coronavirus outbreak will end in July-August, but could last even longer.
According to polls among Russians, every fourth resident of the country considers coronavirus a dangerous threat. You can protect yourself from possible infection by following the recommendations of the Ministry of Health and Rospotrebnadzor.
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