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Epidemiologist called the timing of the second wave of coronavirus in Russia

In the autumn, probably, we should expect a second wave of coronavirus infection in the world, said in an interview with Anton Krasovsky, doctor of medical Sciences, epidemiologist, and expert in the field of control and prevention of viral infections Michael Favorov, writes RT.

The expert believes that the seasonal rise is likely to begin in October and fell ill during this period will be heavier to carry infection than those who became infected in summer.

The expert also predicted how the situation will develop with COVID-19 in some regions of Russia.

According to Favorov, in St. Petersburg should prepare for a seasonal rise more seriously.

"In relation to Sochi I believe that in all the coastal cities the picture is more blurred. The picture will be between Moscow and St. Petersburg", — he concluded.

The specialist also suggested that medical masks have to wear for another two years.

According to who, worldwide, there are 19.1 million infected, 716 thousand of them died. Most cases in the United States — 4.8 million people. The ten most infected countries includes Brazil, India, Russia, South Africa, Mexico, Peru, Chile, Colombia and Iran.

Over the past day the number of cases COVID-19 in Russia increased by 5189, died 77 people were discharged from hospitals 3215.

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