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Russia records 783 Omicron cases, official says – Metro US

Russia records 783 Omicron cases, official says

A medical specialist tends to a COVID-19 patient at a
A medical specialist tends to a COVID-19 patient at a hospital in Kalach-on-Don

MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian Deputy Prime Minister Tatiana Golikova said on Friday that Russia had so far recorded 783 cases of the Omicron coronavirus variant and expected a rise in cases in the near future.

She added that more than half of the cases had been detected in the capital Moscow.

(Reporting by Anton Zverev; Writing by Gabrielle Tétrault-Farber; Editing by Catherine Evans)

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