A health worker pushes a woman on a wheelchair at a hospital for Covid-19 patients in Kommunarka outside Moscow on Tuesday. Photo: AFP
A health worker pushes a woman on a wheelchair at a hospital for Covid-19 patients in Kommunarka outside Moscow on Tuesday. Photo: AFP

Russia coronavirus deaths jump to record amid Delta variant surge

  • The world’s fifth worst-hit country recorded 929 Covid-19 deaths for the first time
  • Russia has struggled with low vaccination take-up as polls show that more than half of residents do not plan to get a shot

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
A health worker pushes a woman on a wheelchair at a hospital for Covid-19 patients in Kommunarka outside Moscow on Tuesday. Photo: AFP
A health worker pushes a woman on a wheelchair at a hospital for Covid-19 patients in Kommunarka outside Moscow on Tuesday. Photo: AFP
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