Covid infections continue to increase in Russia. In the last 24 hours, 10,407 new cases have been registered, the highest number since the beginning of last March. The total of cases thus comes to 5,156,250., According to the federal coronavirus crisis center. Deaths also increased with 399 victims in the last 24 hours, compared to 379 the previous day. Moscow is the most affected region with 4,124 new cases, bringing its total to 1,209,214.
Meanwhile, today, three people died in the fire that broke out in the covid intensive care unit of a Ryazan hospital, possibly due to a defective Chinese-made ventilator. A negligence investigation has been opened. A nurse is hospitalized in serious condition.