"A total of 12 patients, who had been diagnosed with pneumonia and tested positive for the novel coronavirus infection, have died in Moscow. The deceased are aged between 33 and 87 years. Three of the deceased were younger than 45 years," the statement says.
The latest fatalities bring the overall novel coronavirus death toll in Moscow to 50.
According to the statement, two patients aged 39 and 42 had pre-existing heart diseases and suffered from acute cardiac and liver decompensation. The 33-year-old patient was not hospitalized and sought no medical assistance.