The authorities ofRussiahave reported the death in Moscow oftwo coronavirus patients, the first formally recognized by the Government after it assured that a previous case was due to a vascular accident and not to a consequence derived from Covid-19.
The authorities have reported until this Wednesday of658 casesWhile Moscow Mayor Sergei Sobianin warned in a meeting with President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday that the actual figure could be higher by failing to test all people with symptoms.
At first, the government reported on March 19 the death of a woman from79 yearswith coronavirus, but in the following days they made an effort to clarify that his death was due to a blood clot. The World Health Organization (WHO) does not include this death in its world count.
The operating center created to respond to the health crisis has revealed on Wednesday the death of two patients. “In Moscow two patients have diedof advanced agethey tested positive for the coronavirus, “the agency said, according to the official Sputnik news agency.
The pandemic has led Russian President Vladimir Putin to postpone the referendum called on April 22 to vote on the constitutional reform and to decree next week as non-working. The president has urged citizens to stay at home.