Russian policemen wearing face masks walk on snow-covered Red Square in Moscow on Friday. Photo: AFP Russian policemen wearing face masks walk on snow-covered Red Square in Moscow on Friday. Photo: AFP
Russian policemen wearing face masks walk on snow-covered Red Square in Moscow on Friday. Photo: AFP

Coronavirus: Russia tops 3 million infections, approves Sputnik V vaccine for elderly use

  • The fourth hardest-hit nation recorded 29,258 new infections and 567 deaths in the past 24 hours
  • The health ministry allowed the use of the home-grown Covid-19 shot for mass vaccination of those older than 60

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Russian policemen wearing face masks walk on snow-covered Red Square in Moscow on Friday. Photo: AFP Russian policemen wearing face masks walk on snow-covered Red Square in Moscow on Friday. Photo: AFP
Russian policemen wearing face masks walk on snow-covered Red Square in Moscow on Friday. Photo: AFP
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