Russian Authorities Raise April’s Coronavirus Death Toll Amid Criticism

MOSCOW—Russian authorities revised the nation’s coronavirus death tally upward by shut to fifty% for April, shifting to counting guidelines encouraged by the World Health Group amid scrutiny of its reduced documented death charge.

Russia’s data at first involved only persons who experienced examined optimistic for the pathogen, and for whom a postmortem investigation experienced demonstrated that Covid-19 was the principal result in of death. On Friday, nevertheless, Russia’s Deputy Prime Minister Tatiana Golikova reported the tally would now include suspected Covid-19…

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