Monitoring Desk:

The novel coronavirus has infected over 4.1 million people worldwide. The deadly virus has also caused 283,000 deaths globally as per the statistics shared by the Johns Hopkins University.

However, the Covid-19 has caused nearly 80,000 deaths alone in the United States of America. The virus has infected more than 1.3 million people in the US. The US and some European countries have been hit hard by the virus that has affected almost all parts of the planet.


Russia reported 11,656 more coronavirus cases on Monday, bringing the total case number in the country to 221,344. The country is now ranked third in the world for confirmed cases, behind the US and Spain, according to Johns Hopkins University data. Moscow is the worst hit city in Russia, with 115,909 cases.

The Russian capital saw its mortality rate surge last month, with 11,846 death certificates registered, around 20% higher than a ten-year April average of 9,866 deaths.

Moscow’s official coronavirus fatality count is low. The city reported 658 Covid-related deaths last month. Only 2,009 virus related fatalities have been reported across Russia overall.

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