Saturday, December 5, 2020
The new coronavirus is sweeping through some of the mountain villages of Russia’s far-flung Dagestan region and they are struggling to treat patients properly, protect medics or even count the dead, five local officials said, Reuters reported. President Vladimir Putin has devoted a coronavirus crisis meeting to Dagestan, the only...
A total of 8,248 new COVID-19 cases have been identified across Russia over the past 24 hours, which takes the overall number of those who are known to have contracted the virus to 545,458, the anti-coronavirus center said, as reported by TASS. The daily growth rate was 1.5% against 1.6%...
Nearly 164,000 confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus infection were registered worldwide on June 30, with the overall number of such cases exceeding 10.35 million, the World Health Organization (WHO) said in its daily bulletin on Thursday, TASS reported. As of 11:00 Moscow time on July 1, as many as...
The Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF), Russia’s sovereign wealth fund, and Sheremetyevo International Airport announce the launch of express-testing for coronavirus, using EMG systems, for arriving and departing passengers. It is a pilot project for Russia’s transport industry. The express service for COVID-19 diagnostics providing the most reliable result in...
The Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF) and the ChemRar Group of companies have begun supplying the Avifavir anti-coronavirus drug to South Africa, RDIF announced in a press release. According to the press release, Chromis, a joint venture established by RDIF, Russia’s sovereign wealth fund, and ChemRar Group, announced the signing...
Russia confirmed 4,748 new coronavirus infections Tuesday, bringing the country’s official number of cases to 932,493, The Moscow Times reported. Over the past 24 hours 182 people have died, bringing the total official toll to 15,872. Separate figures recently published by Russia’s statistics agency Rosstat found that the number of deaths from the...
Russia reported 4,993 new cases of the coronavirus on Monday, bringing its nationwide tally to 995,319, the fourth largest caseload in the world, Reuters reported. Russia’s coronavirus taskforce said 83 people had died over the last 24 hours, pushing the official death toll to 17,176.
The first batches of the Russian COVID-19 vaccine have been shipped to all regions of the country, delivery is expected until Monday, Russian Health Minister Mikhail Murashko told reporters on Saturday, TASS informs. "The first batches of the vaccine for testing the supply chain have already been shipped, we are...
More than 120 people were detained during a special operation for selling counterfeit medicine on the Internet, including antiviral medicine and medical masks, Chief of the National Central Bureau of Interpol of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Russia, Major General of Police Alexander Prokopchuk said in an interview...
Over 500,000 tests for the presence of the coronavirus have been conducted in Russia over the past 24 hours for the first time since the beginning of the pandemic, the Federal Service for Surveillance on Consumer Rights Protection and Human Wellbeing reported on Friday, TASS reported. "Over the past 24...