Russia records lowest number of COVID-19 cases since April 23
Russia's coronavirus cases rose by 5,159 to 861,423 in the past 24 hours, the anti-coronavirus crisis center said on Tuesday.
The number is the lowest since April 23, when 4,774 cases were identified. The daily coronavirus growth rate is 0.6%.
The growth rate is the lowest in the Pskov Region (0%), the Chukotka Autonomous Region (0%) and the Karachay-Circassian, Kabardino-Balkaria and North Ossetia-Alania regions (0.2%). The rate stands at 0.3% in the Moscow, Ingushetia, Altai, Kaluga, Ivanovo, Smolensk, Kursk and Trans-Baikal regions.
There are currently 185,601 active coronavirus cases in Russia, TASS reported.
The number of coronavirus patients recovered over the past 24 hours has increased by 7,878. According to the crisis center, in all, 661,471 patients have recovered. The total share of recoveries exceeded 76% of the total COVID-19 case tally in Russia.
Russia’s coronavirus death toll rose by 144 to 14,351 in the past day, the anti-coronavirus crisis center said, adding that 1.67% of coronavirus patients have died in the country.