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COVID-19 update: Russia logs 16,246 new cases, 763 deaths

COVIDCOVID-19 update: Russia logs 16,246 new cases, 763 deaths

Russia: A total of 16,246 individuals were exposed to the COVID-19 virus in the past 24 hours. The new confirmed cases further bring the country’s cumulative total to 10 650 849, as per the report of the federal response centre.

On Saturday, the confirmed cases were stood at 16,568 new cases of COVID-19 pandemic, while 796 people have succumbed to the viral infection. The recent deaths further increased the death toll to 316,163.


In Russia, the region facing a surge of COVID-19 virus is Moscow, with 3,274 infections. It is further followed by St. Petersburg, with 1,323 confirmed cases and 374 cases were reported in the Sverdlovsk Region.

Recoveries of COVID-19

As per the status of recoveries in Russia, a total of 20,751 individuals have been recovered from the deadly viral infection in the past 24 hours. It brings the tally of recoveries against the contagious mutant to 9,686,912.

According to the data of the federal centre, the rate of recovery against the COVID-19 in Russia stands at 91 percent of the total number of coronavirus cases.

Further, a total of 763 people have lost their lives due to viral infection in the past 24 hours. Earlier on Saturday, a total of 796 people have succumbed to the virus. Since the pandemic has emerged in the country, the number of deaths reported on Sunday is the lowest fatality number.

As per the federal centre, the mortality rate of the COVID-19 pandemic stands at 2.97 percent; the final rate can be determined only when the pandemic is finished.

In particular, a total of 71 individual patients have lost their lives due to a viral infection in Moscow in the past 24 hours. Moreover, 60 patients have succumbed to the COVID-19 virus in St.Petersburg, 30 people died in Voronezh Region; on the other hand, a total of 27 patients have lost their lives in the Chelyabinsk Region in the past 24 hours.


As per the vaccination report, over 79 million people of Russia have received their first jab of the vaccine against the COVID-19 virus, while over 75 million people have been fully immunised.




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