Russia Today it again registered a record of deaths from covid-19 throughout the pandemic, with 1,015 deaths in the last day, after two days of figures below the thousand deaths, according to official data from the center for the fight against it. coronavirus.
The latest record was reported on Saturday with 1,002 deaths. There were 997 deaths from the contagious disease on Sunday and 998 on Monday.
In Moscow, the epicenter of the pandemic in Russia, 73 people died, adding up to 30,305.
In Saint Petersburg, the second largest city in the country, 68 deaths were reported.
The total number of deaths per covid-19 it stands at 225,325 so far as a pandemic, although official data on excess deaths in the same period tripled this number.
The Russian Duma (Lower House) also reported today that 1,100 doctors have died in the first half of the year in the fight against covid-19. In all of 2020 there were 485, according to the budgetary expenses destined to compensate the families of the deceased doctors.
In addition, 33,749 new infections were registered in the 85 regions of the country in the last 24 hours, of which 2,492 cases are from asymptomatic people.
Most of the new infections were observed in Moscow (5,700), Saint Petersburg (3,220), and the Moscow region (2,955).
In the rest of the regions, infections are still below the threshold of a thousand a day.
Since the start of the pandemic Russia has identified 8,060,752 cases of coronavirus, making this country the fifth in the world behind the US, India, Brazil and the United Kingdom.
In the same period, 7,040,481 people have recovered from the disease.
The authorities attribute the increase in cases not only to the greater aggressiveness of the delta variant of the coronavirus and the coincidence with the flu season, but also to the low rate of vaccination and the failure to comply with sanitary measures.
To date, 47.2 million citizens have received the complete guideline throughout the country, 32.3% of the population, insufficient to achieve herd immunity.
Some regions have therefore begun to expand the categories of employees who must be vaccinated.
In Moscow, the authorities once again fine people who do not wear or incorrectly (under the nose) masks on public transport, according to the RIA Nóvosti agency.
Since the beginning of October, more than 20,000 violations of sanitary measures have been identified in the subway and public transport on the surface.
In St. Petersburg, the authorities recommend that employers transfer their workers to remote work on the bridge in early November.
Those over 60 who do not have the complete guideline must also work from home and the capacity for mass events goes from 75 to 40 people.
In addition, the QR code is entered to visit shops, restaurants, swimming pools, theaters and exhibitions, among other establishments.