18 octombrie 2021

Russia hits record daily COVID-19 deaths, cases; world weekly toll -9%


Oct. 17 (UPI) -- Russia's daily coronavirus deaths have passed 1,000 for the first time and cases also were a record high amid relatively low vaccination rates while worldwide figures decreased in the past week with fatalities down 9% and infections 5%.On Sunday, Russia reported 997 deaths, one day after 1,002 and a record 34,303 cases, breaking the mark of 34,303 Saturday.AdvertisementThe nation has recorded a total of 223,312 deaths since the start of the pandemic, fifth place behind the [...]