This was reported in the operational headquarters to combat the spread of coronavirus.

"Over the past 24 hours, 229 deaths have been confirmed ... Over the entire period, 26,050 people have died in Russia," the statement says.

The day before, 296 patients with coronavirus infection died in Russia during the day.

Earlier, scientists at Imperial College London talked about a factor that increases the risk of death from COVID-19 coronavirus infection.

Infectious disease specialist, virologist, Doctor of Medical Sciences Nikolai Malyshev, in an interview with the NSN, assessed the situation with the coronavirus.