This is evidenced by data from Johns Hopkins University. UN Secretary-General António Gutterres called this a terrible milestone and urged humanity to learn from its mistakes.
At the moment, Russia remains in fourth place in terms of the number of people infected with coronavirus. The United States is still in first place, India is in second, and Brazil is not third. As of September 28, 1,159,573 cases of the disease were registered in the Russian Federation.
Note that for the first time since June 16, more than eight thousand cases per day were detected - 8 135. 61 people died in the last 24 hours. For the entire time of the pandemic in Russia, 20,383 patients with diagnosed covid have died.
Aghasi Tavadyan, an expert on statistics and modeling at the Center for Economic Research, predicted the peak incidence of a new coronavirus infection in Russia.