Rosstat: 23,715 people with coronavirus died in Russia in March. During the year of the pandemic – almost 250 thousand

In March 2021, 23,715 people with coronavirus died in Russia. Such statistics are provided by Rosstat.

In 15,003 cases, covid was recorded as the main cause of death, in 2,454 cases, it was assumed as the main cause, but not laboratory confirmed. In another 1,401 cases, the coronavirus contributed to the emergence of complications that accelerated death from other diseases, and in 4,857 cases it did not affect the onset of death. 

In total, 191.3 thousand people died in March 2021. This is 25.3% or 38.6 thousand more than in March 2020, the month when the coronavirus pandemic began in the world. 

The total number of deaths of Russians with coronavirus in 12 months (Rosstat has been collecting statistics since April 2020) has reached 249,702 people.

(c)MEDUZA 2021

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