In Russia, over the past day, 244 people have become victims of the coronavirus, reports the operational headquarters to combat the spread of COVID-19.
It is noted that this figure has become a record since the beginning of the epidemic. The previous record for deaths per day was set on May 29 - then 232 people died with coronavirus.
In total, 22,966 people died in the country due to COVID-19.
Recall that over the past day in Russia, 13,868 cases of coronavirus were confirmed. This is the maximum number of cases recorded in the Russian Federation since the beginning of the pandemic.
In total, 1,326,178 infected were recorded in the country. More than 1.03 million patients have recovered.
Meanwhile, the WHO reported that the number of coronavirus cases worldwide rose by more than 2.2 million as of Tuesday, a record weekly figure since the start of the pandemic.
As specified, the most unfavorable epidemic situation remains in the Americas. Over the period from 5 to 11 October, more than 804 thousand people were infected in the region, and the total number of cases exceeded 17.79 million.