Sobyanin: Moscow is a fraction of deaths from COVID-19 than in other cities of the world

Mortality rate from coronavirus infection in the Moscow times less than in other cities and countries, said the TV channel “Russia 24” said the mayor of Moscow Sergey Sobyanin. According to him, should not consider these percentages: “who has more interest, someone less”. “This is our common tragedy, we should regard as a tragedy and calmly analyze what happened and what’s going on how to minimize these deaths, problems, disease, to fight together, rather than trying to find each other some okresnosti”, — said Sergey Sobyanin. The day before, we will remind, the Ministry of health approved the methodological recommendations for coding in the statistics of morbidity COVID-19, as well as the original cause in the mortality statistics due to coronavirus infection. In the recommendations of the Ministry of health indicated that people who are diagnosed with the coronavirus, but no complaints, it is not necessary to include in official statistics on the incidence of COVID-19. This Agency recommended to always specify the coronavirus in the cause of death of a patient who died from complications of the disease. Earlier today, the operational headquarters for control and monitoring over the situation with coronavirus in the Russian capital said that the number of deaths from the coronavirus in Moscow much lower than in London or new York. According to the report oberstab, the calculation of mortality statistics is carried out in strict accordance with the recommendations of the Ministry of health of Russia, developed on the basis of the recommendations of the world health organization (who). As stated in the Moscow Department of health, the mortality rate in may 2020 will be higher than a year earlier. This is due to the fact that between the peak incidence COVID-19, which came at the end of April, and the peak of mortality takes about 2-3 weeks.

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