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Russia sets new daily record for Covid-19 contamination

The Russian Coronavirus Operational Headquarters said on October 14 that the country was facing a record daily number of infections. 31,299 cases were recorded in 85 regions in the last 24 hours.

According to data published on October 14 by the Operational Headquarters for the Fight against the Coronavirus, Russia is facing a record number of new cases of Covid-19 contamination.

“In the last 24 hours, in Russia, there have been 31,299 confirmed cases of contaminations with the novel coronavirus infection in 85 regions, 2,767 (8.8%) people showing no clinical symptoms,” he added. effect announced by Headquarters in a press release quoted by Interfax.

The agency said 6,712 new cases were detected in Moscow, the highest figure since July 9 and that 2,345 cases were found in St. Petersburg.

During the last day, a record number of deaths was observed: 986 patients succumbed to the coronavirus in one day. The highest number of deaths was recorded in the city of Moscow (72), followed by St. Petersburg (67).

The day before the publication of these figures, the Gamaleïa research institute, which developed the anti-Covid vaccine Sputnik V, announced the results of an analysis demonstrating the effectiveness of the vaccine at a dose called Sputnik Light, used alone or as a booster in combination with other vaccines. Efficiency that could help fight the current Covid-19 epidemic.