Reuters atyana Makeyeva
Today, Saturday, the Russian Consumer Monitoring and Protection Center announced that the number of tests to detect the Corona virus has reached 42.4 million since the start of the epidemic.
The center’s media office said that 239,000 people are under medical surveillance and supervision on suspicion of being infected with the Coronavirus, Covid-19.
The center confirmed that 361,000 tests were conducted during the past 24 hours.
Although Russia is ranked fourth in the list of countries most affected by the virus due to the outbreak of the epidemic, after the United States of America, India and Brazil, it ranks 12th in terms of the number of deaths.
The number of Coronavirus infections around the world has reached 30.5 million, and the epidemic has so far claimed the lives of more than 950,000 people, more than half of them in the United States, where it recorded about 200,000 deaths, Brazil more than 135,000, India about 86,000, and Mexico more than 72 alpha.