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In the Khabarovsk region, said the increase in the number of infections with coronavirus

The increase in the number of reported cases of coronavirus infections, which is observed in the last two weeks in Khabarovsk Krai, occurred after the festivities on may day and due to the non-masked mode, said at a meeting of the regional headquarters for the coronavirus, the Minister of health region Alexander Vitko.

Earlier it was reported that in the last two weeks in the province registered daily over 60 new cases. Because of this, the authorities even wanted to tighten the regime of self-isolation, which is valid until June 10. It was repeatedly stated that people continue to walk and communicate, despite the introduction of restrictive measures.

According to the office of Rospotrebnadzor in the region, on Tuesday morning in the region of 1.14 thousands of cases COVID-19. A week in the region was 410 new cases, against 327 for the previous week.

"The main shaft went after the may holidays. Today as Broadway in Khabarovsk, a lot of festivities, people wearing masks to communicate a lot of cases. Today 67 people will go in addition to what is voiced by the CPS," - said Vitko.

He expressed support for the measures proposed sanitary doctors, the strengthening of administrative penalties for non-mask mode in public places.

"We need to strengthen control over the withdrawal, we believe that it is not up to par... In transportation go without masks. How much was said at the meetings, and the situation has not changed. Go to the transport: 20-30% in masks, others without masks and none of them does... Maybe the police can drive in route to fine both the driver and the people that walk in without a mask" - said the head of Rospotrebnadzor of the region Tatiana Zaitseva.

According to her, law enforcement and municipality also needs to strengthen the work of citizens over 65 years of age. People of this age account for nearly 21% of all identified cases of coronavirus, there is a tendency to increase their number.

Zaytseva noted that in may it was registered the increase of cases among young people from 18 to 29 years. Patients of this age among all newly infected COVID - 11.2%, in April it was 8%. The number of cases among the working population between 30 and 49 years is currently 30% in April to 29%.

According to Ministry of health of the region, since the beginning of the pandemic in the region, 12 people died from coronavirus infection, more than 1 thousand recovered.

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