Russia's new coronavirus has mutations but no major changes in its traits

Xinhua News Agency, Moscow, June 30th: Xinhua News Agency reporters in Asia and Europe reported that Russian experts found some mutations in the new coronavirus spread in the country, but these mutations did not cause major changes in the traits of the new coronavirus. The COVID-19 prevention and control situation in Armenia, Ukraine, Kyrgyzstan, and Uzbekistan is not optimistic, and epidemic prevention measures have been tightened.

Russian Federal Consumer Protection and Public Welfare Supervision Bureau said on the 30th that Russian experts found that the new coronavirus spread in Russia has undergone mutations, "Researchers need to continue to observe the mutation of the new coronavirus to ensure that such a diagnosis is made Mutant virus (caused) infection cases." But experts believe that these mutations have not caused major changes in the traits of the new coronavirus.

According to the Russian Epidemic Prevention Headquarters on the 30th, in the past 24 hours, 6693 new cases were diagnosed in Russia, with a cumulative diagnosis of 647849 cases; 154 new cases were died, and 9320 cases were dead; 9220 cases were cured, A total of 412,650 cases were cured. There were 745 newly diagnosed cases in Moscow, and a total of 221,598 cases were diagnosed.

Russia’s Minister of Industry and Trade Manturov told the media on the 29th that in response to the possible second round of the COVID-19 epidemic, government departments are planning to reserve 300 million masks and millions of protective clothing. According to him, the current daily output of Russian masks exceeds 9 million, and it is expected to increase to 10 million by the end of July.

Belarus and Georgia are in a better position to prevent and control COVID-19s. The COVID-19 epidemic data released by the Ministry of Health of Belarus on the 30th shows that in the past day, 328 new cases were diagnosed in Belarus, with a total of 62118 cases diagnosed; 5 new deaths, a total of 392 deaths; 841 new cases were cured, and 46054 cases were cured. . Since June 1, Belarus has a total of 22 days of single-day new cured cases that exceed the number of newly diagnosed cases, and the number of existing confirmed cases has shown a general downward trend.

The President of the Belarusian National Academy of Sciences Gusakov told the media on the 30th that the Belarusian National Academy of Sciences will set up a special team of scientists to develop vaccines. Bai researchers have found some drugs that have proved to be more effective in combating the COVID-19 virus, and the cell technology they developed has also shown good results in treating patients with the COVID-19.

On the 30th of Georgia, 2 new cases were diagnosed, with a total of 928 confirmed cases; a total of 15 deaths and a total of 794 cured cases. The economic data released by the Georgian government that day showed that the country's economy experienced negative growth in May due to the epidemic. Georgian Minister of Economy and Sustainable Development Trnava said on the same day that the country will lift restrictions on gathering activities such as exhibitions, training and conferences from July 6, and further expand resumption of production.

The COVID-19 epidemics in Armenia, Ukraine, Kyrgyzstan, and Uzbekistan are still severe. Armenia newly confirmed 415 cases on the 30th, with a total of 25,542 cases diagnosed and a total of 443 deaths.

On the 30th of Ukraine, 706 new cases were diagnosed, a total of 44334 cases were diagnosed, and a total of 1159 deaths were reported. Ukrainian Health Minister Stepanov said the same day that from June 22 to 28, there were 1,410 new patients with COVID-19s in the country, nearly double the number from the previous week.

Kyrgyzstan added 279 newly diagnosed cases on the 30th, with a total of 5296 confirmed diagnoses and a total of 57 deaths. According to the news of the Kyrgyz Government Information Bureau on the 30th, the country's Deputy Prime Minister Aslandiyev has been diagnosed with the COVID-19 virus, and he is currently receiving treatment and is in stable condition. President Gehnbekov said on the 30th that the country will now formally ban large-scale gatherings to curb the deteriorating epidemic.

Uzbekistan added 267 newly diagnosed cases on the 30th, with a total of 8298 confirmed cases and a total of 24 deaths. In view of the severe epidemic situation in the country recently, the Uzbekistan Special Committee for Epidemic Prevention and Control decided on the 30th that the country will implement new measures to prevent epidemic prevention from July 1st: large clothing markets and large shopping centers in all regions will be closed over the weekend to Carry out sanitation and disinfection work; in the "red" and "yellow" prevention and control areas where the epidemic situation is more serious, the bus will reduce its operating frequency on weekends, and it is forbidden to gather more than 3 people in public places from 7 o'clock to 23 o'clock every day. At 7:00 on the day, residents are prohibited from going out. (Note holder: Luan Hai; participating reporters: Li Ming, Li Dongxu, Guan Jianwu, Cai Guodong, Wei Zhongjie, Li Jia)

Source: 新华网

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