MADRID, Feb. 6 (Royals Blue) –
The Russian authorities have confirmed this Sunday for the first time more than 180,000 cases of coronavirus in one day, in the midst of a rebound that has led the country to beat historical figures during the last week.
The national operational center for the fight against the coronavirus has indicated that during the last 24 hours there have been 180,071 infections and 661 deaths from coronavirus, bringing the totals to 12,810,118 and 335,414, respectively.
The number of positives has skyrocketed since the middle of this week, when the country exceeded the barrier of 150,000 cases in 24 hours for the first time.
Experts attribute this rebound to the spread of the omicron variant throughout the country, right now in its worst moment of the pandemic.
The city of Saint Petersburg is the one that has registered the most daily cases, with 21,4448 new cases, while cases of the omicron have been confirmed in 84 of the 85 regions of the Eurasian country, according to estimates collected by the official Russian news agency. Sputnik.
According to the national consumer protection office, Rospotrebnadzor, more than 262.1 million coronavirus tests have been carried out to date, including more than 1.1 million during the past day.