Over the past day, 21,624 new cases of coronavirus have been detected in Russia.

At the same time, 16,426 people fully recovered, 816 died from complications that developed against the background of COVID-19, and concomitant diseases.

On the previous day, 22,144 new cases of the disease were detected in the country, as well as 819 deaths.

Over the entire period of observations in the Russian Federation, 6,600,836 cases of coronavirus were detected.

170 499 deaths were recorded, 5 884 316 people recovered.

According to Rospotrebnadzor, over the entire period of the pandemic, over 172.1 million laboratory tests for coronavirus were performed, including 485 thousand in the last day.

1.25 million people remain under medical supervision.

In Moscow, 1,954 new cases of coronavirus infection were detected in 24 hours.

During the day, 614 people were hospitalized, 58 patients died.

According to the capital's headquarters, 329 people are on ventilators.

More than a thousand new cases of COVID-19 per day were also detected in St. Petersburg (1668) and the Moscow region (1359).

Note that the number of new cases in St. Petersburg was the lowest since July 1.

The regions with the lowest growth rates of new cases were Moscow (0.13%), Tatarstan (0.21%), Altai, Pskov region and Karachay-Cherkessia (0.23%).

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At the same time, the number of new cases of coronavirus infection in the country has been decreasing for the fourth week in a row.

The peak number of cases was recorded in mid-July, when more than 174 thousand were detected per week.

In each subsequent week, the increase in the number of cases decreased in weekly terms.

So, from August 9 to 15, about 153 thousand new cases of coronavirus were recorded.

According to the American Johns Hopkins University, more than 207 million cases of coronavirus have been identified in the world to date.

The total number of deaths from COVID-19 has reached 4.36 million.

New strains of coronavirus

Experts believe that the SARS-CoV2 virus that caused the pandemic is still present in most countries, even as the incidence is declining.

As the chief physician of the Leader-Medicine medical center Yevgeny Timakov noted, autumn may be the time for the appearance of the next mutation of the coronavirus.

“The main mutations of the coronavirus occur in the fall.

After the appearance of a new mutation, it will take time for it to “raise its head” and cause a surge in the incidence of disease.

After the mutation, it takes about 4-5 months, ”Sputnik radio quotes Timakov.

The doctor believes that a new rise in the incidence may begin in Russia in the fall, and by December the situation will stabilize.

“That is, the incidence will remain, but at a level that will not be critical for health care.

Further, in the spring, the situation will depend on the new strain of coronavirus, ”the expert believes.

He also stressed that Russians should get vaccinated now to avoid infection in the fall.

Individual treatment plan

The Belgorod State National Research University (NRU "BelSU") has created and registered a free program for doctors that helps to draw up an individual treatment plan for patients with coronavirus, taking into account the recommendations of the Ministry of Health of the Russian Federation.

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The program developed at BelSU will allow doctors to draw up an individual treatment plan for patients.

It is available under an open license to employees of medical institutions.

The authors of the project emphasized that the program is intended for medical use only.

“After the launch of the COVID-19 Outpatient Care program, the physician is asked to choose from the parameters related to the patient's condition.

Then the program analyzes the data and, in accordance with the recommendations, proposes to consider certain tactics of patient management, ”TASS quotes the author of the project, associate professor of the Department of Pharmacology and Clinical Pharmacology of the University, Roman Bontsevich.

In the process of planning treatment, the program takes into account objective and laboratory parameters, in particular, temperature, pressure, oxygen saturation, probable or definite lung damage, as well as additional risk factors - the patient's age, the presence of obesity, chronic diseases of the bronchopulmonary, cardiovascular, endocrine systems , oncological diseases.