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Russia reported a new record number of daily coronavirus deaths and infections Thursday, as officials sound the alarm over the strain placed on the country’s hospitals from an unremitting fourth wave of the pandemic.
Axar.az reports citing foreign media that the government’s coronavirus information centre reported 986 fatalities over the past 24 hours, up from the previous records of 984, set Wednesday.
Russia also reported an all-time high of 31,299 new coronavirus cases, almost 2,000 more than the previous high set on Dec. 24, 2020.
Russia has now set a new record number of fatalities for 12 of the last 16 days.
2021.10.14 / 18:55