Head of the Ministry of Health of the Russian Federation Murashko: the severe course of the coronavirus is characteristic of the delta strain
Russian Minister of Health Mikhail Murashko said that the maximum increase in severe cases of COVID-19 was noted, he was quoted by RIA Novosti.
Among them, according to Murashko, in particular – the Republic of Karelia, Khabarovsk and Stavropol Territories, Tver and Lipetsk regions.
The head of the Ministry of Health also noted that a severe course of the disease is characteristic of the delta strain of coronavirus, calling it the main circulating strain of the virus in the Russian Federation.
Murashko also noted that in Russia the number of detected patients with COVID-19 decreased by 14 percent.