71 more coronavirus patients die in Moscow in past day

71 more coronavirus patients die in Moscow in past day
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  • calendar-gray 08 December 2020

Seventy-one more coronavirus patients died in Moscow during the past day, with the overall number of fatalities nearing 9,500, the city’s anti-coronavirus crisis center said on Monday, APA reports citing TASS.

"Seventy-one coronavirus-positive patients diagnosed with pneumonia have died in Moscow," it said, adding the overall number of coronavirus-related deaths in Moscow has reached 9,496.

The center once again warned that in case of any symptoms of a respiratory disease it is necessary to stay at home, call a doctor and not indulge in self-treatment.

Moscow tops the list of Russian regions in terms of confirmed coronavirus cases. As of today, Moscow has reported more than 654,800 confirmed coronavirus cases and about 495,900 recoveries.

To date, 2,488,912 coronavirus cases have been confirmed in Russia, with 1,956,588 patients having recovered from the disease. Earlier, the Russian government set up an Internet hotline to keep the public updated on the coronavirus situation.

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