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Coronavirus can become even more contagious, said virologist

Coronavirus will become even more contagious than, said the doctor of medical Sciences, Professor Anatoly Altstein in an interview with NSN.

According to him, the probability of a second wave COVID-19 in Russia 100 per cent, because the coronavirus "is generally not going anywhere".

"I think in autumn we already get. Now, of course, has not yet passed the first wave, still it is necessary to think. Moreover, if the fight against it will decline, it may be so that a normal termination wave will not. In Moscow we have a significant decrease in the wave, but in Russia it is not as expressive", — concluded the interlocutor of the channel.

Previously Professor at the Institute of Virology of the medical Department of Wuhan University Yang Janicu in interview to the newspaper "huanqiu shibao" reported that a coronavirus identified in the wholesale market, "Sinhali" in Beijing's Fengtai district, may be more contagious than that found at the seafood market in Wuhan.

Commenting on the outbreak of the coronavirus in Beijing, Altstein told RIA Novosti that in this case we are not talking about the second wave COVID-19. Contamination in the district of Fengtai are just a continuation of the first, he said.

The largest wholesale market "Sinhali" on Saturday temporarily closed after an epidemiological investigation identified the coronavirus on the Board for cutting by imported salmon. In Fengtai district, entered the wartime regime, the level of emergency response in public health was again promoted to II.

The authorities of the Chinese capital reported that on Sunday in Beijing at COVID-19 tested 76 499 people, tests, 59 of them were positive. At the same time in the morning statistics on Monday reported that on Sunday the city had identified 42 cases of coronavirus, and 36 of them — with clinical manifestations in six cases the disease proceeded without symptoms. In total at the moment in hospitals of the city are 79 people with COVID-19, one of them in critical condition, two in serious.

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