Mortality in Russia in May decreased by 3.6 percent by April 2021 and by 6.1 percent by May 2020. Such data was disclosed by Deputy Prime Minister Tatyana Golikova, reports RIA News…
At the same time, in June 2021, compared with last year’s indicators, the mortality rate increased by 13.9 percent due to the delta coronavirus strain.
“According to operational data, in June 2021, due to a sharp rise in the incidence caused by the spread of a new strain of delta coronavirus infection, mortality increased by 13.9 percent compared to June last year,” Golikova said.
On July 4, it was reported that Russia recorded the maximum increase in mortality from coronavirus since the beginning of the pandemic. During the week, the number of deaths increased by 4643. The previous maximum was 3921 cases.
In Russia, for several days in a row, more than 700 deaths from coronavirus have been recorded per day – on July 9, the operational headquarters reported 726 deaths. In total, 141,501 patients have died in the country since the beginning of the pandemic.