In Russia, a record daily number of people died from coronavirus during the entire pandemic - more than 650. This was reported on the official website for information about the coronavirus in Russia stopcoronavirus.rf.
A new record was also set in St. Petersburg, where 119 people died during the day. In Moscow, Covid-19 took the lives of 121 people last night, which is three people less than the day before.
The country's previous record was set on December 24 last year, when 635 people were reported to have died from coronavirus infection.
As a reminder, almost 5.5 million cases of the disease were recorded in Russia during a pandemic, mortality exceeded 134,000 cases. More than 181 million people worldwide have fallen ill. About 3.9 million people died.