Moscow's death toll from confirmed COVID-19 cases rises by 73 to 8,082

# 19 November 2020 09:49 (UTC +04:00)

The death toll from confirmed coronavirus cases has risen by 73 in Moscow over the past 24 hours, the Russian capital’s anti-coronavirus crisis center told reporters on Wednesday, APA reports citing TASS.

"Seventy-three patients have passed away in Moscow. Their diagnoses of pneumonia were confirmed and they tested positive for coronavirus," the center informed.

The COVID-19 death toll has risen to 8,082 in Moscow. As of November 18, Moscow recorded more than 526,600 cases of COVID-19, while more than 382,600 people have recovered from this disease.

According to the latest statistics, over 55.6 million people have been infected with coronavirus worldwide and more than 1.3 million deaths have been reported. To date, 1,991,998 coronavirus cases have been confirmed in Russia, with 1,501,083 patients having recovered from the disease. Russia’s latest data indicates 34,387 fatalities nationwide. Earlier, the Russian government set up an Internet hotline to keep the public updated on the coronavirus situation.