All the deceased had pneumonia confirmed. The number of deaths in the capital has reached 4844
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Over the past 24 hours, 12 patients with confirmed coronavirus have died in Moscow, reported in the capital’s operational headquarters to combat the virus.
“In Moscow, 12 patients died, all of them were diagnosed with pneumonia and a positive test result for coronavirus infection was obtained,” the statement said.
Over the entire period of the pandemic in the capital, 4,844 patients died due to the coronavirus. Moscow is the leader among Russian regions in the number of deaths due to the virus. A little less than a third of all deaths were recorded here. According to official data, a total of 17 311 people with a confirmed diagnosis have died in the country.
As of the morning of September 1, the number of people infected with COVID-19 in Russia exceeded 1 million people. Of these, in Moscow – 263 thousand.This indicator is followed by the Moscow region (68.3 thousand), St. Petersburg (36.8 thousand), Nizhny Novgorod (27.8 thousand) and Sverdlovsk (25.4 thousand). .) area.