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. Last Updated: 07/27/2016

Cold's Toll Tops 500

MOSCOW () -- Another five people froze to death on Moscow streets during the past four days, Interfax reported from a press conference at the Moscow Health Care Department.

According to preliminary data available Tuesday, 505 people have died from the cold in Moscow since Nov. 1, 1995.

Between Friday and Monday, 63 people were hospitalized with hypothermia.

The coming of spring has not eased the situation: 636 people suffered various injuries in the past four days from falling on Moscow's slippery pavements.