Russia’s new COVID cases above 6,000 for second day in a row

Above, an employee demonstrating a vial with “Gam-COVID-Vac” vaccine against the coronavirus disease during its production at Binnopharm pharmaceutical company in Zelenograd near Moscow on Aug 7, 2020. (Russian Direct Investment Fund via Reuters)
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Updated 20 September 2020

Russia’s new COVID cases above 6,000 for second day in a row

  • The country’s coronavirus crisis center said 79 people had died of the disease in the last 24 hours

MOSCOW: Russia reported 6,148 new coronavirus cases on Sunday, the second straight day when the daily number of cases exceeded 6,000, taking the national tally of infections to 1,103,399.
The country’s coronavirus crisis center said 79 people had died of the disease in the last 24 hours, bringing the Russian death toll to 19,418.


Russia’s coronavirus death toll passes 25,000

Updated 22 October 2020

Russia’s coronavirus death toll passes 25,000

  • Authorities reported 15,971 new coronavirus infections in the previous 24 hours
MOSCOW: Russia recorded 290 deaths from COVID-19 on Thursday, bringing its official death toll to 25,242.
Authorities reported 15,971 new coronavirus infections in the previous 24 hours, bringing the nationwide total to 1,463,306, the fourth highest in the world.