Russia First Reported More Than 500 Deaths From the Coronavirus on Wednesday
Russia for the first time reported more than 500 deaths from the coronavirus on Wednesday.
Health authorities stated that there were 507 new deaths over the past 24 hours, increasing the total number of fatalities from a corona infection to 37,538.
The country registered 23,675 new infections over the past 24 hours, including 4,685 in the capital Moscow.
Since the start of the pandemic, Russia has been diagnosed with nearly 2.2 million infections.
At the beginning of the new year, Russia wants to vaccinate people en masse with the vaccine Sputnik V developed in the country.
According to the Russian health authorities, that vaccine is 95 percent effective.