Rosstat: In June of 2020 in Russia, died on 25 thousand persons more than the year before

In June of this year in Russia, died on 25 thousand persons more than in June 2019, from the data of Rosstat. According to the Ministry, in June 2020 in the country died 162 thousand 758 people (June 2019 137 237 thousand people). So, for the first half of 2020 the number of deaths amounted to 946 thousand 539 people vs 918 thousand 503 people over the same period last year. Increased mortality for six months in 2020 in comparison with January-June 2019 amounted to 3.1%, according to Rosstat. In June, the coronavirus has become the leading cause of death in 5448 people. It is assumed the main cause of death, but until the investigation is still at 1589. COVID-19 influenced the development of other diseases precipitated the death — in 1399, was diagnosed with, but had no effect on fatal incident at 3481 (a total of almost 12 thousand people who had the coronavirus). In the month also decreased the number of deaths from coronavirus infection in the region that took the first blow of the epidemic. For example, indicates Rosstat in Moscow in June 1 recorded 329 cases where COVID-19 was the main cause of death. In may such cases were more — 2 324. Cases where COVID-19 influenced the development of other diseases and contributed to the emergence of complications that precipitated the patient’s death, in June in Moscow reported 784, and in may 980. In June, also saw a decline in the birth rate. According to Rosstat, the natural population decline for the month was 44 261 people, and for the six months 265,6 thousand. For the first half of 2020, the birth rate fell to 5.4%, and the mortality rate grew by 3.1%.