Different methodologies of calculation explains the discrepancy between Rosstat data and the operational headquarters for the April deaths from coronavirus. As reported by RBC, the head of Rosstat Pavel Malkov.
He said that the government headquarters publishes the most current data.
“Certainly, there are relevant data on morbidity and operative mortality data, which are manually entered into this system,” said Malkov.
Rosstat receives information on deaths from the coronavirus from the Unified state register of records of acts of civil status (ZAGS usr).
According to Malkova, the quality of statistics affected by the fact that at the time of registration of death died of coronavirus may not be the final medical certificates of death. Another factor of influence is that in some regions lack legislative recognition of the duty to register the death at the registry office for subsequent burial.
Earlier, the Director of the who programme on emergency health Michael Ryan, said that the statistics of deaths from coronavirus in Russia “difficult to understand”. He explained that the small number of deaths in high incidence looks “unusual.” Specialist who called on the Russian authorities to revise the reporting of deaths.
as of June 22, according to the operational headquarters, with the start of the pandemic in Russia was 592 thousand 280 of infection of the coronavirus, died 8 thousand 206 people.
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