Russia and Mexico each reported document, one-day spikes of COVID-19 deaths on Tuesday.
In Mexico, well being authorities mentioned there have been 501 new deaths, the nation’s greatest single-day enhance in fatalities but.
Mexico’s complete variety of confirmed circumstances now stands at 74,560 whereas the dying toll is 8,134.
Russia reported a spike of 174 deaths, bringing its confirmed dying toll to greater than 3,800.
Russia’s coronavirus caseload surpassed 360,000 — third-highest on the planet — with virtually 9,000 new infections registered. Solely the United States and Brazil have extra.
The nation’s comparatively low mortality price has raised questions amongst specialists.
Russian officers deny manipulating the figures and attribute the low numbers to the effectiveness of the nation’s lockdowns.
In the meantime, a Russian well being official mentioned Tuesday that 101 medics have died of the coronavirus, in accordance with knowledge supplied by regional authorities.
Well being-care employees query the official toll and imagine that the actual determine is way larger. An internet checklist of medics who died compiled by their colleagues has over 300 names.