Russia documents less than 23,000 daily COVID-19 cases first time since November 18
The number of confirmed COVID-19 infections in Russia over the past 24 hours has increased by 22,851, bringing the total to 3,401,954, the anti-coronavirus crisis center told journalists on Sunday, TASS reports.
For the first time since November 18 the number of new detected cases is below 23,000. According to the crisis center, the relative growth of new weekly cases has not surpassed 0.7% for two days.
The lowest daily growth rates were registered in the Republic of Tuva (0.1%), the Jewish Autonomous Region (0.3%).
Some 3,010 new cases over the past 24 hours have been detected in St. Petersburg, 1,292 - in the Moscow Region, 472 cases - in the Nizhny Novgorod Region, 390 - in the Voronezh Region, and 389 cases have been detected in the Rostov Region.
In all, currently 561,228 patients continue treatment in Russia.