“However, an increasing number of countries are lifting restrictions, there is a clear threat of a second surge in COVID infection, if these surges are not stopped, then the second wave can come, it can become very destructive,” Kluge quotes RIA Novosti.

He emphasized that "there is still no vaccine or treatment for COVID."

Earlier, Russian Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin instructed the Ministry of Health to maintain the created reserve of the hospital bed in case of an increase in the incidence of coronavirus infection, as well as provide additional places for treatment of patients in the event of a second wave of the epidemic.

The head of Rospotrebnadzor Anna Popova said that the second wave of coronavirus infection COVID-19 may coincide with the autumn period of SARS. She also hoped that a vaccine against coronavirus infection would appear before a possible second wave of the disease.

Vadim Pokrovsky, deputy director of the Central Scientific Research Institute of Epidemiology of the Federal Service for the Supervision of Human Welfare, Vadim Pokrovsky, in an interview with the FAN, appreciated the importance of tests for antibodies to coronavirus.