The US leadership accused China of hiding data on the coronavirus, the president of Kazakhstan terminated the powers of the daughter of the former head of state. The main thing for the weekend – in the selection of RBC
In Russia, more than 10 thousand patients began to be detected daily
On May 3, 10 633 new cases of coronavirus infected per day were detected in the country; on May 4, their number increased to 10 581 people; on May 5, the operational headquarters announced a figure of 10 102 new cases. Since the beginning of the spread of coronavirus infection in the country, 145,268 people have become ill.
- The Ministry of Health clarified that internal foci of infection had already formed in the country, so those who were ill continue to appear after the borders are closed.
- According to the chief pulmonologist of the Ministry of Health, corresponding member of the Russian Academy of Sciences Sergey Avdeev, Russia is still far from the plateau in terms of the number of infected. He linked the sharp increase in the number of cases in recent days with violations of the regime of self-isolation.
- Russia will not repeat the scenario of Italy, said Denis Protsenko, the head doctor of the Kommunarka hospital. He called the development of the situation in Russia unique, as the authorities managed to prevent the rapid spread of the virus throughout the country, introducing restrictions in the capital in time.
US officially accuses China of trying to hide virus
Coronavirus spread from a laboratory in the Chinese city of Wuhan, as evidenced by a “significant amount” of evidence, said US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo. President Donald Trump added that the Chinese authorities made a “terrible mistake”, tried to hide it, but ultimately failed.