“No one in the world can give a deadline for ending this situation,” Popova said at a meeting of the Eurasian Intergovernmental Council, a transcript of which was published on the website of the Russian government.

She noted that so far no one can predict how the virus will behave.

Earlier, Moscow Mayor Sergei Sobyanin said that the peak incidence of coronavirus infection in Moscow had not yet arrived, serious tests were ahead to be prepared.