Russia registers 28,694 new COVID-19 cases in past day

TASS Russian News Agency | Aug 13, 2022 at 11:14 AM

Confirmed COVID-19 cases in Russia grew by 28,694 in the past day and 60 coronavirus patients died of the infection, the anti-coronavirus crisis center reported on Saturday.

Russia detects hybrid of coronavirus Delta and Omicron strains – sanitary watchdog

TASS Russian News Agency | Aug 11, 2022 at 2:35 PM

The VGARus database contains six genome sequences belonging to a hybrid of coronavirus Delta and Omicron strains dubbed Deltacron with five samples taken in St. Petersburg and one in Moscow, the press service of Russia’s Federal Service for Surveillance on Consumer Rights Protection and Human Wellbeing told reporters on Thursday.