Russian deputy PM says death rate fell 21.7% m/m in February

Reuters | Moscow | Updated: 05-03-2021 19:25 IST | Created: 05-03-2021 19:25 IST
Russian deputy PM says death rate fell 21.7% m/m in February

Deputy Prime Minister Tatiana Golikova on Friday said that deaths across Russia had fallen by 9.5% on a month-on-month basis in January, and by 21.7% in February, citing data from federal statistics service Rosstat.

Golikova said that 5 million Russians had received the first dose of a vaccine against COVID-19 and that 2.5 million people had received two doses.

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