Russia records 8,328 new COVID-19 cases
Russia has registered 8,328 new confirmed COVID-19 infections over the past 24 hours, bringing the total count to 4,597,868 cases, the anti-coronavirus crisis center told journalists on Tuesday.
According to the crisis center, the relative increase of new infections is at the level of 0.18%.
The lowest daily growth rates were seen in the Republics of Tuva and Altai (0.01% each), the Sakhalin Region (0.03%) and the Magadan Region (0.04%).
In the past 24-hour period, 702 new cases were uncovered in St. Petersburg, along with 533 new infections in the Moscow Region. Also, during this timeframe, 241 new cases were discovered in the Nizhny Novgorod Region, 238 new infections in the Rostov Region, and 201 cases were detected in the Voronezh and Samara Region each.
All in all, at present, 276,727 patients are still undergoing treatment in Russia, TASS reported.
Moscow recorded 1,747 coronavirus cases in the past 24 hours, down from 1,876 the day before. The total number of cases has reached 1,038,190.
According to data from the crisis center, Moscow’s coronavirus growth rate is 0.17%.
The city’s coronavirus death toll increased by 54 to 16,976 in the past day and recoveries rose by 1,193 to 951,851.
There are currently 69,363 active coronavirus cases in Moscow.