Russia close to 16 thousand daily Covid-19 cases
19 de octubre de 2020, 10:34Moscow, Oct 19 (Prensa Latina) Moscow's mayor's office is currently studying new limitations, after 15,982 Covid-19 cases turned up in Russia on a single day, the highest since last March.
Of the new cases, 4,184, that is, 26.2 percent, turned out to be asymptomatic, while the total figure has reached 1,415,316 infected.
The volume of infected maintains a daily growth rate at 1.1 percent for the fourth consecutive day, as per the report of the operational staff in the fight against the disease.
After exceeding the figure of 15 thousand infected per day three times in less than a week, the Kremlin spokesman, Dmitri Peskov, said that the pandemic constitutes an unprecedented challenge not only because of its threat to people's health, but also because of its damage to the economy.
The capital's mayor's office reported 5,376 infected in a day, while 1,767 people were discharged in that period, for this reason he admitted the possibility of imposing limitations.
Even though hairdressers, clothing stores and other businesses, as well as restaurants, have not been closed for now, the government of Moscow is considering imposing entry for people who wish to access these facilities by means of a previously registered QR code.
Four hundred and sity-six cases were detected in the province of Moscow in the last few hours, with the total number so far reaching 80,951, promting the prohibition of mass activities, including public sports competitions and the closing of museums as of last Wednesday,
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