Rospotrebnadzor predicted a large increase in infected with COVID-19
Growth is expected in the coming weeks. According to experts, the number of cases can reach six-digit numbers.
Natalya Pshenichnaya, Deputy Director for Clinical and Analytical Work of the Central Research Institute of Epidemiology of Rospotrebnadzor, said that due to the omicron strain in Russia, an increase in those infected with coronavirus is expected in the coming weeks. This is reported by
According to Pshenichnaya, the number of cases may reach six-digit figures. The specialist said that the incubation period of the new strain is shorter and local transmission has already begun.
She noted that a person can become infectious as early as the second or third day after infection, and symptoms appear on the third or fifth.
According to her, in foreign countries the number of detected cases doubles daily, and the incidence rate beats last year’s records, the figures are 2-3 times higher than last year.