COVID-19 pandemic in Russia
|COVID-19 pandemic in Russia|
|First outbreak||Wuhan, Hubei, China|
|Index case||Tyumen and Chita|
|Arrival date||31 January 2020|
Measures[change | change source]
Early prevention measures happened within the first cases. They included restricting the border with China and large testing. The infection spread from Italy on 2 March, leading to more measures such as cancelling events, closing schools, theatres and museums, shutting the border, and declaring a non-working period which lasted up to 11 May, having been extended twice.
Cases[change | change source]
By the end of March, lockdowns were added in the large majority of federal subjects, including Moscow. By 17 April, cases were confirmed in all federal areas. On 27 April, the number of confirmed cases passed those in China and on 30 April, it passed 100,000.
As of 14 May, Russia has 252,245 confirmed cases, 53,530 recoveries, 2,305 deaths, and over 6.1 million tests performed, ranking second in number of confirmed cases. The city of Moscow is currently the most affected, having the majority of confirmed cases.
References[change | change source]
- "Оперативные данные" [Operational data]. Стопкоронавирус.рф (in Russian). Retrieved 15 June 2020.
- "Коронавирус – симптомы, признаки, общая информация, ответы на вопросы — Минздрав России" (in Russian). Ministry of Health (Russia). Retrieved 19 April 2020.