OREANDA-NEWSOn July 3, there are 667 883 (6 718 per day) cases of coronavirus infection reported in Russia. 9 859 (176 per day) died of the disease. In Moscow34 people died of the coronavirus in a day, 659 new cases reported. In St. Petersburg, 45 people died within a day, 263 new cases reported. Over 437 000 (8 915 per day) people have recovered since the beginning of the epidemic.

Russia is the third most affected country in the world by the number of people infected.

The Russian representative of the World Health Organization Melita Vujnović pointed out that the country is "on a good path", which leads to a decrease in morbidity.

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), the number of people infected with coronavirus in the world has exceeded 10.71 million, more than 517 thousand died. According to current data from Johns Hopkins University, the number of those infected in the world has exceeded 10.8 million, of which 521.7 thousand died.

Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is an infectious disease caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2). It was first identified in December 2019 in Wuhan, China, and has resulted in an ongoing pandemic.