Number of New Hospitalizations in Moscow Drops by More than Half since June

Source: The Moscow Times

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 new hospitalizations has dropped by more than half since the peak in the second half of June “The mayor sent a letter.

He went on to say that patients with the new coronavirus illness occupy less than 7,000 hospital beds in Moscow, the lowest number since April.

“Mass inoculation against COVID-19 continues; the number of Moscow residents who got the first component of a vaccine this week reached 4.5 million,” the mayor tweeted.

In terms of coronavirus infections, Moscow leads the country. Throughout all, 1,535,359 infections have been recorded in the city, with 2,294 occurring in the last 24 hours. A total of 1,401,836 people have recovered, while 26,423 have died.