Russia logs 1176 new coronavirus deaths

Russia has registered 30,873 new cases of COVID-19 and 1,176 deaths in the past 24 hours, the coronavirus response headquarters said in a statement.

Iran PressEurope: Russia on Friday said it recorded its deadliest month in decades in October, with the total number of excess deaths since the start of the coronavirus pandemic surpassing 810,000.

Russia has confirmed its first reported cases of the Omicron variant. The new strain was detected in two people who traveled into the country from South Africa, Russia’s consumer and health watchdog Rospotrebnadzor said Monday.

Another 10 Russians who returned from South Africa have tested positive for the coronavirus and their samples are currently being analyzed to determine the variant, the agency added.


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