COVID-19 deaths in Russia rise by 569 in past 24 hours, highest number on record

COVID-19 deaths in Russia rise by 569 in past 24 hours, highest number on record
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The number of coronavirus-related fatalities in Russia went up by 569 in the past 24 hours, this is the highest daily tally since the pandemic began. The total death toll now stands at 40,464, the national anti-coronavirus crisis center told reporters Tuesday, APA reports citing TASS.

The conditional fatality rate remains at 1.74%.

According to the crisis center, 85 patients died in St. Petersburg, followed by the Rostov Region (25), the Krasnoyarsk Region (22), the Moscow Region (21) and the Komi Region (17).

In all, Russia’s coronavirus cases rose by 26,402 to 2,322,056 in the past 24 hours, the anti-coronavirus crisis center said.

According to the crisis center, the coronavirus growth rate has been at or below 1.2% for four days.

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