Thursday, May 28, 2020
Russia confirmed 8,338 new coronavirus infections Wednesday, bringing the country’s official number of cases to 370,680, The Moscow Times reports. Over the past 24 hours, 161 people have died, bringing the total toll to 3,968 — a rate considerably lower than in many other countries hit hard by the pandemic. The number of people who have...
The number of new coronavirus cases in Russia rose by 8,915 in the past day, reaching 362,342 in all Russian regions, TASS reported. The daily growth rate hit a record low of 2.5% versus 2.6% a day earlier. New 817 coronavirus cases were confirmed in the Moscow Region, 363 in St....
Russia’s veteran international striker Pavel Pogrebnyak has been hospitalized with the coronavirus, his wife, and lifestyle guru Maria Shatalova said Monday, The Moscow Times reported. Pogrebnyak’s current team, FC Ural Yekaterinburg, had said that the 36-year-old had mild Covid-19 symptoms and was “feeling good” when it announced Friday that he fell ill. Shatalova said earlier...
At least 12.5 percent of Moscow residents have developed antibodies to Covid-19, the city authorities have said, after taking samples from 50,000 people. It’s just the beginning of a massive survey that will see millions tested, RT reports. Some 6,250 among those sampled were found to have antibodies of immunoglobulin...
Mass vaccination against the novel coronavirus in Russia may start already in autumn but this process may take as long as nine months, Director of Russia’s Gamaleya Scientific Research Institute of Epidemiology and Microbiology Alexander Gintsburg said on Monday, TASS informs. "We hope that mass vaccination will start in early...
The number of COVID-19 cases in Russia rose by 8,946 in the past day to 353,427 in all regions, the anti-coronavirus crisis center told reporters on Monday. For the 10th day in a row, the daily number of new confirmed coronavirus cases in Russia does not exceed 10,000, TASS...
Russia has reached the coronavirus plateau, Head of the Federal Service for Surveillance on Consumer Rights Protection and Human Wellbeing Anna Popova said during Friday’s online meeting on the coronavirus situation, which involved President Vladimir Putin, TASS reported. "Researchers and medical practitioners are clear that, according to the monitoring data...
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...
In the past 24 hours, 8,894 people contracted the COVID-19 infection in Russia, the coronavirus prevention operational headquarters told journalists Friday, adding that this figure has stayed below 10,000 for seven days already, TASS reported. The total case count in Russia reached 326,448. The daily growth rate reduced from 2.9% to...
Ramzan Kadyrov, the strongman leader of Chechnya, is in hospital in Moscow with coronavirus symptoms, Russian state news agencies said late on Thursday, Guardian reported. The news was reported by two Russian state news agencies, RIA Novosti and TASS, both citing a “source in medical circles”. If true, it would...