Corona epidemic … a new record in US, an unprecedented rise in infections in Russia

Capitals, SANA- For the 2nd  consecutive day, the United States registered  a record number of Coronavirus infections during the past 24 hours, amounting to 225,201 new infections, according to the Johns Hopkins University statistics.

“The number of new deaths due to the virus in the country during the past 24 hours have reached 2,500,” according to the statistics quoted by AFP.

Last night, the United States recorded more than 217,000 new cases of the virus.

The Russian health authorities also recorded more than 28,000 new infections with the Coronavirus, and 500 deaths during the past 24 hours in 85 regions, most of them in Moscow and Saint Petersburg.

The total number of Corona infections recorded in Russia since the beginning of the pandemic reached two million and 431,731 confirmed cases, including 42,684 deaths and one million and 916,396 recoveries.

The public vaccination campaign against the Coronavirus was launched in Moscow today.

In Syria, the total number of Coronavirus cases reached 8,233 of which 3,811 recovered and 437 passed away, the Health  Ministry announced.

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