Russia’s daily COVID-19 deaths reach record high for fourth time

Russia’s daily COVID-19 deaths reach record high for fourth time

MOSCOW, 11th August, 2021 (WAM/Reuters) — Russia reported 799 coronavirus-related deaths on Wednesday, an all-time high it has reached four times over the past month after a surge in cases that authorities blamed on the infectious Delta variant.
The coronavirus task force also confirmed 21,571 new COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours, a daily total that is declining gradually after peaking in July. It has confirmed a total of 6,512,859 cases and a death toll of 167,241.