Russia reports 8,329 new COVID-19 cases, 370 deaths


FILE PHOTO: People line up to receive a dose of Sputnik V (Gam-COVID-Vac) vaccine against the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) at a vaccination centre in the State Department Store, GUM, in central Moscow, Russia January 18, 2021 REUTERS/Shamil Zhumatov/File Photo

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia reported 8,329 COVID-19 cases on Saturday, including 2,765 in Moscow, taking the official national tally since the pandemic began to 4,871,843.

The government coronavirus task force said 370 people had died of coronavirus-linked causes in the past 24 hours, taking the national death toll to 112,992.

The federal statistics agency has kept a separate count and has said Russia recorded around 250,000 deaths related to COVID-19 between April 2020 and March 2021.

(Reporting by Gleb Stolyarov; writing by Alexander Marrow; editing by Jason Neely)

Article type: metered
User Type: anonymous web
User Status:
Campaign ID: 46
Cxense type: free
User access status: 3
   

Next In World

Weaknesses in US healthcare system leaves ethnic minorities, essential workers exposed, says report
Thousands protest against Spain's possible pardons for jailed Catalan leaders
Dutch political gridlock deepens as key lawmaker quits Christian Democrat party
Ambush in northern Ivory Coast kills three soldiers
Swiss voters look set to reject law to help cut carbon emissions
Analysis-G7’s billion vaccine plan counts some past pledges, limiting impact
S.Africa's President Ramaphosa urges G7 nations to plug COVID-19 funding gap
Jordan ex-royal court chief faces trial over alleged monarchy plot
Putin says Russia would accept conditional handover of cyber criminals to U.S.
France's Macron spars with UK's Johnson over Brexit geography

Stories You'll Enjoy


Vouchers