Today, Friday, the significant increase in daily infections with the emerging coronavirus and deaths resulting from it continued in Russia.
For the second day in a row, the number of new daily infections with the virus exceeded the 23,000 threshold, with an unprecedented jump in the number of deaths due to the epidemic.
Today, Friday, the Operations Room for Combating the Epidemic in Russia announced that 23218 new cases of infection had been recorded during the past 24 hours, compared to 23,543 injuries the previous day, according to the Russian Arabic-speaking channel, “Russia Today”.
The largest number of new infections is due to the capital, Moscow (6,893 cases), its province (2,488 cases), and the country’s second largest city, Saint Petersburg (1671 cases).
The death toll from the “Covid-19” disease caused by the Corona virus in Russia increased during the past 24 hours by 679 deaths (compared to 672 deaths yesterday), which represents the largest toll since the beginning of the pandemic.
In general, since the beginning of the pandemic, five million and 561,360 confirmed cases of coronavirus have been recorded in Russia, including 136,565 deaths and 389,277 active cases.