According to her, this season, the coronavirus behaves like the usual respiratory seasonal viruses.

“Every year on September 1 collectives gather ... and this every year causes a certain rise in the first wave of acute respiratory infections.

And this year, the covid simply developed with this wave according to the dates, and for the second week we are seeing a fairly intensive decrease in the incidence, ”TASS quotes Popova.

During the day, 2,644 people with coronavirus were hospitalized in Russia, and 2,723 patients with COVID-19 were admitted to hospitals the day before.

A total of 33,186 cases of COVID-19 infection were detected, a day earlier, 37,286 patients with coronavirus were recorded.