Russia’s daily Covid-19 cases drop for 1st time in nearly one month
Moscow: Russia registered 171,905 new Covid-19 cases in the past 24 hours, fewer cases for the first time since January 10, taking the national tally to 12,982,023, the official monitoring and response center said.
The nationwide death toll grew by 609, the lowest increase since June 27, 2021, to 336,023, and the number of recoveries increased by 55,683 to 10,624,954 on Monday, Xinhua news agency reported.
Moscow, Russia’s worst-hit region, reported 15,442 new cases, taking its total to 2,511,333.
To date, Omicron variant infections have been detected in 84 out of Russia’s 85 regions.