10/27, 8:55 AM (Source: TeleTrader)
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Russia registers record 320 coronavirus deaths

Official data from Russian released on Tuesday revealed the country registered 16,550 new cases of the coronavirus over the last 24 hours.

The new figures mean Russia reported a total of 1,547,774 infections since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic earlier this year. Meanwhile, 26,589 died from the virus in Russia as a record 320 new deaths were recorded.

However, Deputy Director of Russia’s Central Research Institute of Epidemiology Alexander Gorelov told TASS he expects the situation to stabilize by early December. Starting Wednesday, all restaurants, bars, and theaters will be closed from 11:00 pm to 6:00 am, authorities announced earlier in the day, while ordering Russians to wear masks in all places where social distancing measures cannot be respected.

Breaking the News / JC