Murashko said about 480 thousand patients with COVID-19 are receiving medical care
About 480 thousand patients with coronavirus receive medical care in Russia. This number was mentioned by the head of the Ministry of Health Mikhail Murashko, TASS reports Thursday, March 24.
The head of the department urged Russians to continue wearing masks to avoid contamination with the coronavirus.
To date, 480,000 patients with COVID-19 are receiving care in medical organizations, so the mask regime must be maintained, Murashko said.
The infection with the corona virus has not yet completely disappeared, the minister emphasized.
On the eve of the head of the Virology Department, RMANPE of the Ministry of Health of Russia, Elena Malinnikova, said that stealth-omicron has already been detected in 20 percent of Russians with COVID-19.
She explained that the strain has already developed characteristic properties through constant mutations, for example, it is difficult to detect it with modern test systems.