Posted 18 ноября 2021,, 11:06

Published 18 ноября 2021,, 11:06

Modified 24 декабря 2022,, 22:37

Updated 24 декабря 2022,, 22:37

A record number of patients died because of coronavirus in Russia in 24 hours

A record number of patients died because of coronavirus in Russia in 24 hours

18 ноября 2021, 11:06
In a day, 1251 patients were unable to cope with the coronavirus. This is the maximum number of deaths per day in Russia since the beginning of the spread of the epidemic.

94 residents of the capital failed to cope with the disease, 79 fell ill from St. Petersburg, 62 from the Moscow region. In total, since the beginning of the pandemic, 259 thousand people have already died from complications.

Over the past 24 hours, the disease was detected in 37.3 thousand people. A day earlier - at 36.6 thousand.

Most of the cases are in the capital. During the day, the disease was confirmed in 4062 residents of the city, which is 1096 more patients than the day before. In St. Petersburg, the coronavirus was detected in 2.6 thousand patients, in the Samara region - in 1.7 thousand, in the Moscow region and Crimea - in 1.4 thousand and 878 people, respectively.

In total, since the beginning of the epidemic, the disease has already been confirmed in 9.2 million people.

Recall that the increase in the number of cases in Russia is associated with a new wave of the epidemic in connection with the spread of the delta strain. Due to the deterioration of the epidemiological situation, the authorities previously introduced a lockdown for the period from October 30 to November 7, and also expanded the number of professions in which people who work must be vaccinated.

The authorities are also considering the possibility of introducing unified QR codes at the federal level. 12 november government made for consideration in the State Duma bills on this matter. If they are adopted, as early as February 1, 2022, Russians will be able to attend public events, restaurants and cafes, cultural institutions only by QR codes, or certificates of a recent illness. The authorities also propose to introduce a QR code check when buying tickets. by train and plane.

Introduction QR codes were previously commented on by presidential press secretary Dmitry Peskov. He called this measure inevitable and timely.