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Moscow’s COVID-19 cases surge to pandemic high – Metro US

Moscow’s COVID-19 cases surge to pandemic high

Moscow metro tests passengers for COVID-19
Moscow metro tests passengers for COVID-19

MOSCOW (Reuters) – The Russian capital on Thursday reported a record pandemic high of 11,557 new COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours and the daily nationwide number of new infections also rose sharply to 38,850, authorities said.

Moscow city mayor Sergei Sobyanin met President Vladimir Putin on Thursday in footage aired on state television and presented a report on the rapid spread of the Omicron variant.

(Reporting by Maxim Rodionov and Gleb Stolyarov; Writing by Tom Balmforth; Editing by Alison Williams)

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