The list of victims of the coronavirus suggested adding deaths from other causes

Moscow Mayor Sergei Sobyanin has offered the regions to adopt the capital method of counting deaths from COVID-19. He said that in case death should take into account not only the direct effects of coronavirus infections but for other reasons. Such rules already operate in Moscow.

— They [the rules] not only are [the who guidelines], they are even more rigid, because the main cause of death we are still adding the reasons that led to death caused the death, and related COVID. And we offer might be all I need to think to expand this list, not just COVID as the main reason, — said Sobyanin the TV channel “Russia 24”.

the Department of health in the capital today published a report in which mortality is calculated on the basis of the new guidelines. From this it follows that for April coronavirus was the cause of death is not 639 and 1561 people.