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Who thanked Russia for its contribution to the fight against coronavirus

The world health organization (who) is grateful to the Russian partners for their contribution to the operational work of the organization for the suppression of coronavirus, said the Director of the European who regional office for Europe, Hans Kluge, during an online briefing.

"We continue to support countries in addressing such issues as management of patients COVID, laboratory diagnosis, epidemiology, surveillance, logistics and delivery of materials," he said.

"I am grateful to our partners in the Russian Federation, Germany, the UK, Poland for their contribution to our operational work. For all teams medical services, mobile labs and experts," said Kluge.

Russian military doctors have assisted Italy, Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina and Armenia in the fight against COVID-19. In total abroad domestic experts have carried out the disinfection of 140 settlements, processed more than 3 million square meters of surfaces of buildings and structures, as well as nearly 1 million square metres of space and roads.

World health organization March 11 announced the outbreak of a new coronavirus infection COVID-19 pandemic. According to the latest who data, the world is already identified more than 6.1 million cases, more than 376 thousand people died.

Recent data on the situation of COVID-19 in Russia and the world presented on the portal stopmanager.of the Russian Federation.