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Russia reports a new record single-day increase of Covid-19 cases

November 21, 2020. Summarized by summa-bot.

Russia reported 24,822 new cases of coronavirus on Saturday, the highest number of cases it has ever reported in a single day, according to data from the country’s coronavirus response center.

Russia reported 24,822 new cases of coronavirus on Saturday, the highest number of cases it has ever reported in a single day, according to data from the country’s coronavirus response center.

A CNN investigation earlier this week revealed that official Russian coronavirus death figures may grossly understate the real toll by excluding people who are presumed to have Covid-19 post mortem and even those with pre-existing conditions that proved fatal due to the infection.

Hong Kong has postponed a much-hyped travel bubble with Singapore due to a rise in coronavirus cases in the city, just hours after their counterparts in Singapore said it would go ahead.

“But in the light of the recent upsurge of local cases, we have decided together with Singapore government that we would defer the launching of the Air Travel bubble by two weeks. ”

Hong Kong has experienced a sharp rise in Covid-19 cases in the last few days after weeks of steadily low cases loads.

Colorado officials said a new modeling report estimates about one out of every 49 residents in the state is infected with Covid-19 -- by far the highest prevalence since the virus arrived there.

Flights between Singapore and Hong Kong will go ahead as part of the planned travel bubble which begins November 22, despite a recent rise in Covid-19 cases in Hong Kong.

Travelers from Hong Kong will be required to take a Covid-19 PCR test upon arriving at Changi Airport that will cost 196 Singapore dollars ($145), except for the first week, to give travelers time to "adjust to this change. " Travelers will need to self-isolate until they receive their results, which will take about six to eight hours.

"The threshold will be exceeded if there are more than 22 unlinked cases in Hong Kong over the next three days.

The United States reported 195,542 new Covid-19 cases on Friday, according to Johns Hopkins University, the second consecutive day that the country has posted its highest one-day total of the pandemic.

The Navajo Nation reported 351 new coronavirus cases Friday, surpassing the previous one-day record set in May by 47%.

Japan recorded a daily high increase of new coronavirus cases for the third day in a row on Friday.

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