Delta virus hits Russia hard! Deaths hit record high for 5th day in a row, long lines for vaccinations

Russia is currently suffering from the Delta variant of Wuhan pneumonia (novel coronavirus disease, COVID-19), which has caused a record number of new deaths in a single day for five consecutive days, with 697 confirmed deaths reported today (3).

The AFP reports that Russia is currently suffering from a fierce attack of the Delta virus, which has hit a record high of new deaths in a single day for five consecutive days. Officials have issued a city closure order in hopes of preventing the spread of the virus.

The effectiveness of the Russian vaccine has been questioned by the public, and the vaccination process is slow. Only 16 percent of the 146 million people have been vaccinated. The recent upsurge in the epidemic has increased the willingness of the public to be vaccinated, with hundreds of people lining up at the stations around Moscow yesterday, waiting in agony to be vaccinated.

The Delta virus was first discovered in India, but is now present in at least 85 countries. The Delta virus has hit places where pandemics could have been avoided.