The funeral of the victims of the pandemic at one of the cemeteries of St. Petersburg
During the pandemic, almost 8 million Russians became infected with the coronavirus. More than 222 thousand of them died.
In Russia, the daily increase in new cases of coronavirus COVID-19 amounted to 33 208 cases, and the number of deaths – 1 002. These are two new anti-records for the entire time of the pandemic, the operational headquarters said on Saturday, October 16.
It is indicated that the incidence is growing in almost all Russian regions. Yesterday, most of the infected were detected in Moscow (6,545), in St. Petersburg (3,088) and in the Moscow region (2,403).
Most of the deaths are in Moscow (72), in St. Petersburg (67) and in the Krasnodar Territory (41).
Recall on Friday Russia also updated anti-records by the number of new infections and by the number of deaths.