According to a Reuters calculation, the number of people killed by the Omicron version of the coronavirus in Eastern Europe surpassed one million on Thursday.
According to Reuters statistics through Thursday, Russia, Poland, and Ukraine are three of the five nations in Europe with the greatest number of daily deaths.
“I’m afraid because there are so many everyday fatalities – so many, it’s incomprehensible,” said Bozena Adamowicz, a Warsaw elderly.
According to the Reuters tally, Eastern Europe accounts for 39 percent of the region’s population and has recorded more than half of all COVID-related deaths in Europe.
According to data from Russia’s national statistics department and Reuters estimates, Russia has overtaken Brazil as the world’s second-highest death toll from the COVID-19 outbreak, after the United States.
According to Rosstat, 87,527 individuals died in Russia due to coronavirus-related causes in November, making it the bloodiest month since the outbreak began.
More than 5.7 million individuals have died worldwide as a result of the epidemic.
According to Russia’s health minister, Mikhail Murashko, about 55 percent of the country’s population has received at least one vaccination.