Moscow authorities have denied reports about the surge COVID-19 in June

The information in the media about the surge in the incidence of coronavirus in Moscow in June, untrue, the press service of the Moscow Department of health on Wednesday.

Earlier edition "Medusa" published an article that allegedly judging by the mortality, the outbreak of the coronavirus in Moscow began on 6 June, when mayor Sergei Sobyanin announced the "early return to normal life", and from 22 to 24 June was the last short peak, possibly associated with the parade, after which the rate of spread of the virus in the city again began to decline.

"In connection with the publication in the media about that at the beginning of June in Moscow there was a surge in the incidence of coronavirus, the health Department of Moscow makes official rebuttal. The information that the data on deaths from novel coronavirus infection, 6 June, in Moscow, recorded an increase of morbidity, absolutely untrue," - said in the message of Department.

It is noted that, according to the operational headquarters of Moscow for the control and monitoring of the situation with coronavirus, from 6 to 24 June, there was a constant decrease in the number of deaths from COVID-19. In addition, from 6 to 24 June, more than in 2 times has decreased the number of cases and growth rate in June was stable and had negative values, that is, gradually decreased. The main indicator of the epidemiological situation - the average daily growth rate from 6 to 24 June is also negative.

"Thus, information about the growth in the number of deaths is wrong, and therefore, distorted information and that in Moscow there is a new outbreak of the virus," is in the material.

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