Russia has reported 22,866 new cases of Covid-19 in the last 24 hours, of which 2,761 in Moscow alone, bringing the national budget to 6,447,750 infections since the beginning of the pandemic. The Russian government task force in charge of monitoring the spread of the coronavirus has also announced that 787 people have died from causes related to Covid-19 in the past 24 hours. The death toll was then updated to 164,881 in total.
Record of casualties in Iran
Record of deaths from coronavirus-related complications in Iran, where 542 deaths have been confirmed in the last 24 hours, never so many since the start of the pandemic. This was announced by the Ministry of Health of Tehran, speaking of 39,619 new cases compared to yesterday. The total number of infections is thus updated to 4,158,729 and that of victims to 94,015. Iran is the country most affected by Covid-19 in the Middle East.