Medical face masks and portraits of medical workers who died from coronavirus infection, hang at a unofficial memorial in St Petersburg, Russia. Photo: AP
Medical face masks and portraits of medical workers who died from coronavirus infection, hang at a unofficial memorial in St Petersburg, Russia. Photo: AP

The cost of Russia’s low coronavirus mortality numbers

  • Russia has the world’s third highest tally of coronavirus cases, but relatively fewer deaths
  • Government challenged by reports that official statistics have not included all Covid-related deaths

Medical face masks and portraits of medical workers who died from coronavirus infection, hang at a unofficial memorial in St Petersburg, Russia. Photo: AP
Medical face masks and portraits of medical workers who died from coronavirus infection, hang at a unofficial memorial in St Petersburg, Russia. Photo: AP
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