MOSCOW, 12 Mar – RIA Novosti. Coronavirus in January as the main or concomitant cause of death was noted in 5 588 cases out of 16 347, and in February – 3 113 out of 12 541, according to the Moscow Department of Health.
“COVID-19 in January as the main or concomitant cause of death was noted in 5 588 cases, and in February – 3 113. Thus, mortality from coronavirus covers all excess mortality in the first two months of this year,” the website said. Department of Health.
The excess mortality in Moscow in the first two months of 2021 in relation to January and February 2020 is 5434 and 2677 cases, according to the website of the Moscow Department of Health.
“The Department of Health analyzed the mortality data for January and February 2021 and openly publishes the findings … The excess of mortality in relation to the corresponding months of last year is 5434 and 2677 cases,” – said in a statement.
It is noted that the mortality rate from COVID-19 in Moscow at the end of February was 3.83%, taking into account all cases where the virus was the main or concomitant disease.