MOSCOW: Russia reported a recent document enhance in every day coronavirus cases on Sunday, pushing the world`s fourth-highest an infection tally in the direction of 1.3 million.
The coronavirus taskforce stated it had recorded 13,634 new cases within the final 24 hours, together with 4,501 in Moscow.
The capital metropolis of almost 13 million has been the hardest-hit space. It has opened two non permanent hospitals and ordered companies to have not less than 30% of workers working remotely.
“In a few months there will be a vaccine, which will allow people to be vaccinated on a large scale,” Moscow mayor Sergei Sobyanin was quoted as saying on Sunday by state media.
Russia in August grew to become the primary nation to grant regulatory approval for a COVID-19 vaccine, doing so earlier than large-scale trials have been full, to the priority of some within the world scientific neighborhood.
About 400 high-risk sufferers have obtained jabs, in accordance with the health ministry, however the vaccine just isn’t but on the whole circulation.
“This story will end, but we have to get through it without losses,” added Sobyanin.
Russia`s Health Ministry final week advisable that people keep at residence this weekend within the nation of about 145 million people that has now recorded 1,298,718 cases, behind solely the United States, India and Brazil.
The coronavirus taskforce stated on Sunday that 149 people had died in a single day, pushing the dying toll to 22,597.