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The who warned people about the "false sense of security"

The world health organization (who) observes a steady decline in new cases of coronavirus infection in Moscow, residents could receive a false sense of security that the virus has left the city, he hasn't left yet, the risk of new outbreaks of infection exist, said RIA Novosti the representative of the who Melita Vujnović.

"In recent years we have seen a steady decline in new cases in the capital (Russia). The residents could receive a false sense of security that the virus has left the city. In fact, the virus is still among us, and this means that the risk of new outbreaks still exists," she said.

According to Vujnović, "each of us has our own important role in containing the spread of the novel coronavirus, and especially at this stage, there is still no effective and safe vaccines and drugs for the treatment of COVID-19".

However, she explained that the wearing of masks by itself cannot provide protection from COVID-19. "It is often necessary to wash or disinfect their hands and, where possible, comply with the surrounding a minimum distance of 1 meter," said Vujnović.

As previously reported by capital, the operational headquarters on control and monitoring of the situation with coronavirus, the number of new cases СOVID-19 in Moscow for a week has decreased on 31%. For the fifth day the number of new cases does not exceed rinneapolis indicators.

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