The CPS commented on reports of a mutation of the coronavirus

Discovered a mutation of the coronavirus does not lead to significant changes in the properties COVID-19, reported the press service of Rospotrebnadzor.

Earlier the General Director of "Vector" Rinat Maksyutov in an interview with RIA Novosti reported that more than 100 strains of the novel coronavirus have already been identified in Russia after the appearance of the first patients in the country.

"Discovered mutations do not lead to significant changes of the properties of this virus," - said in the message.

Mutations of viruses can occur when infected each person, scientists need to monitor the variability of the virus, to be sure of the correct diagnosis of the disease, said the press service.

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