Wednesday, July 24, 2024
The total number of cases of coronavirus infections in Russia crossed the 3 million mark for the first time on Saturday after officials recorded 29,258 new cases in the preceding 24 hours and 567 deaths. This brought the total number of cases of coronavirus in Russia since the start of...
The Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF) said Tuesday it had applied to the World Health Organization for pre-qualification and accelerated registration of coronavirus vaccine Sputnik V, according to Sputnik which cited a press release issued Tuesday. "The Russian Direct Investment Fund, (RDIF, Russia's sovereign wealth fund), has submitted applications to...
Several Russian districts are experiencing medical oxygen shortages as a result of an increase in Covid-19 cases, according to physicians, oxygen providers, and authorities interviewed by The Moscow Times. As the nation continues to hit consecutive daily mortality records and has gone into partial lockdown to combat the infection, hospitals...
The number of new hospitalizations in Moscow has dropped by more than half compared to the second half of June, according to Moscow Mayor Sergey Sobyanin's blog on Friday, TASS reports. "The epidemic is continuing to retreat as a result of widespread vaccination and other preventative efforts. The number of...
The EU has begun analyzing clinical trial data for Russia’s Sputnik V vaccine — the first step in a process which could lead to the vaccine’s approval for use across the 27-member bloc, The Moscow Times reports. The European Medicines Agency (EMA) said Thursday it had begun a so-called “rolling...
Russia’s coronavirus cases grew by 5,205 in the past 24 hours, the total number of infected people has reached 1,020,310, the anti-coronavirus crisis center told reporters on Saturday, TASS reported. According to the crisis center, the daily growth rate does not exceed 0.5% for three weeks in a row. The lowest...
The coronavirus pandemic is unlikely to end in the coming months, the World Health Organization's representative in Russia Melita Vujnovic said in an interview with TASS. In response to a question, she pointed out that the pandemic would end "once a vaccine makes it possible to reach the necessary level of...
Russia confirmed 8,984 daily coronavirus cases, bringing the total tally to 467,673, the anti-coronavirus crisis center told reporters on Sunday. According to the crisis center, the daily growth reached 2% like the day earlier, TASS informs. Some 3,458 new COVID-19 patients (38.5%) have not shown any symptoms. Now more than...
The beginning of the second wave of COVID-19 in Russia is possible after it peaks in other countries. According to the experts interviewed by TASS, it could be avoided by mass vaccination and retention of restrictive measures. "So far, I see no signs of the second wave. If we are...
Analysts have seen a significant improvement in Moscow's COVID status since the second half of June, allowing the existing limitations to be eased, according to Moscow Mayor Sergei Sobyanin in a blog post on Friday. According to Sobyanin, immunization has reduced the number of new cases, TASS reports. According to him, the...