Daily cases of corona in Russia exceed 40 thousand for the first time and a new unprecedented jump in deaths

Daily cases of corona in Russia exceed 40 thousand for the first time and a new unprecedented jump in deaths
Daily cases of corona in Russia exceed 40 thousand for the first time and a new unprecedented jump in deaths

For the first time since the beginning of the pandemic, the death toll from the Corona virus in Russia witnessed a daily increase of more than 40 thousand cases, with a new unprecedented jump of more than 1150 cases in the number of deaths due to the epidemic.

Today, Thursday, the Operations Room to combat the coronavirus outbreak in Russia announced that it had detected 40,096 new infections during the past 24 hours, compared to 36,582 the previous day.

The largest number of new infections is distributed between the capital, Moscow (8440 cases), the second largest city of the country, Saint Petersburg (3,186 cases), the Moscow region (2,639) and the Samara region (1357 cases).

The death toll from the coronavirus in Russia witnessed an unprecedented jump for the second day in a row, with 1159 new deaths from the epidemic during the last day, compared to 1123 deaths yesterday, Wednesday, and 1105 deaths on Tuesday.

And 29,318 patients in the country have recovered since yesterday from the “Covid-19” disease caused by Corona.

In total, since the beginning of the pandemic, eight million and 392,697 confirmed cases of coronavirus have been recorded in Russia, including 235,057 deaths and 7,272,053 cases of recovery.

To date, more than 206.3 million laboratory tests have been conducted in the country to diagnose “Covid-19” infections, 557,000 of them during the last 24 hours.

To date, more than 53.5 million people in Russia have received the first dose of the coronavirus vaccine, and more than 49.1 million of them have completed their vaccination by receiving the second dose, and the level of social immunity in the country is estimated at 45.7%.

Against the background of the outbreak of Corona in Russia at unprecedented rates in recent weeks, President Vladimir Putin ordered a new package of measures aimed at curbing the epidemic, foremost of which is the imposition of an official paid holiday extending from October 30 to November 7 throughout the country.

Source: RT

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