Russia recorded an additional 5,841 cases of corona virus in the past 24 hours, bringing the country’s total number of cases to nearly 100,000, the 8th highest in the world.
According to RIA Novosti, in the past 24 hours, Russia recorded a record number of 108 deaths, bringing the country’s total number of deaths to 972. This is a much lower death rate than the United States, Italy and France. , Spain and England.
In total, 99,399 people were positive for Covid-19 in Russia, an increase of 6.2% in the past day.
Nearly 45% of new infections have no symptoms. Most new cases were recorded in the capital, Moscow, with 2,220 cases.
Russia, the largest country in the world, was frozen at the behest of President Vladimir Putin in late March. Despite this, Russia has surpassed China and Iran in the number of cases.
The country of birch has started a strong outbreak in the past few weeks. After 5 weeks of blockade and a severe drop in oil price, the economy has dropped by 4-6%.
Speaking on television on April 28, President Putin said the blockade measures would take two weeks more. He warned the epidemic peak is still ahead.
“The situation is still very difficult,” Putin said. “We are facing a new and perhaps most intense phase in the fight against disease.”