The authorities have come under target due to the rapidly increasing COVID cases in the country.
Last week also, the cases of COVID-19 in Russia set a new record. The Delta variant is wreaking havoc in the country. Also, according to experts, there is not much enthusiasm among people for COVID-19 vaccination.
For the third time in October in Russia, a record number of patients died due to corona virus in a single day on Tuesday. In one day, the cases of infection have again crossed 25,000. An increase in the cases of infection has been recorded at a time when the vaccination rate is low in the country.
The government is avoiding imposing strict restrictions to prevent the spread of the epidemic. Russia’s National Corona Virus Task Force said that on Tuesday there were 25,110 new cases of infection and 895 patients died. This is the highest number of people who died in a single day in the epidemic. Records are being made every day of the death of patients who lost their lives due to infection this month.
The death toll continues to rise since Sunday
Earlier on Sunday, 890 patients died and before that on Friday, 887 people lost their lives. The Kremlin said that the situation raises concerns but it is still not considering imposing a nationwide lockdown. Anti-Covid-19 vaccine ‘Sputnik V’ is being administered in the country, only 32.5 percent of the people of the country have been given the first dose and 28 percent of the people have been given both the doses.
Last week also, the cases of COVID-19 in Russia set a new record. The Delta variant is wreaking havoc in the country. Also, according to experts, there is not much enthusiasm among people for COVID-19 vaccination. People are becoming careless and due to this the situation of COVID-19 in the country is becoming alarming. The authorities are being accused that they are not able to understand the seriousness of the situation.
5th country to hit the virus
Russia is the 5th country in the world which has been greatly affected by the corona virus. More than 7 million people have been infected here and more than 3 lakh 50 thousand people have lost their lives. The capital Moscow is the center of the virus and cases are increasing continuously here.
The government had set a target to completely vaccinate 60 percent of the population by September. But even after free vaccination, the possibility of achieving the target is very less. Russia has announced free vaccination till December.
Last week, it was said by the Kremlin that different methods are being adopted to curb the infection in some areas. The help of special authorities is being taken. The Kremlin had admitted that the wave of corona virus is continuing in the country and is increasing rapidly. Hence there is a need for rapid response.
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