For the first time since early October, the daily increase in people infected with coronavirus in Russia dropped below 12 thousand people. 417 people died in a day
Over the past day, 11.8 thousand people infected with coronavirus were detected in Russia, the operational headquarters said. This is the minimum daily increase since October 8: then 11.4 thousand cases of COVID-19 were registered in the country.
Most of the new infected per day were detected in the following regions:
Since the beginning of the pandemic in Russia, according to the operational headquarters, 4.1 million people have been diagnosed with coronavirus.
Over the past day, 417 people have died, the operational headquarters said. The total number of victims of COVID-19 in Russia, according to him, exceeded 84 thousand people – in its statistics, the headquarters takes into account only those cases when the coronavirus was the main cause of death. If we take into account all the deaths associated with COVID-19, including when it influenced the development of fatal complications of another disease, the number of victims will be higher. So, according to Rosstat, from April to December 2020, 162.2 thousand deaths associated with coronavirus were registered in Russia.
Based on statistics from Rosstat, Russia ranks fourth in the world in terms of the number of deaths from coronavirus. In second and third places in this indicator are Brazil (247 thousand deaths) and Mexico (180 thousand), follows from data from Johns Hopkins University. The first place is occupied by the United States, in which the number of victims of COVID-19 exceeded 500 thousand people. This is more than the country’s losses on the battlefield in three wars – in the First and Second World War and the Vietnam War.