The death toll from confirmed coronavirus cases has risen by 72 in Moscow over the past 24 hours, the Russian capital’s anti-coronavirus crisis center told reporters on Saturday, APA reports citing TASS.
"Seventy-two patients have passed away in Moscow. Their diagnoses of pneumonia were confirmed and they tested positive for coronavirus," the center informed.
The death toll from confirmed cases of COVID-19 has risen to 9,349 in Moscow. As of December 5, more than 640,000 COVID-19 cases have been recorded in Moscow so far and over 485,300 patients have recovered from the disease.
According to the latest statistics, nearly 65.9 million people have been infected with coronavirus worldwide and more than 1.5 million deaths have been reported.
To date, 2,431,731 coronavirus cases have been confirmed in Russia, with 1,916,396 patients having recovered from the disease. Russia’s latest data indicates 42,684 fatalities nationwide. Earlier, the Russian government set up an Internet hotline to keep the public updated on the coronavirus situation.