Russia records over 8,600 daily COVID-19 cases
Russia’s COVID-19 cases rose by 8,672 in the past day to 4,614,834, the anti-coronavirus crisis center told reporters on Thursday.
The growth rate in relative terms reached 0.19%.
The lowest growth rates were recorded in the Nenets Autonomous Region and the Chukotka Autonomous Region (0%), the Tuva Republic (0.01%), the Magadan Region and the Jewish Autonomous Region (0.04%).
Some 2,024 COVID-19 cases were registered in Moscow, 695 in St. Petersburg, 567 in the Moscow Region, 243 in the Nizhny Novgorod Region, 239 in the Rostov Region and 197 in Samara Region.
Currently, 273,951 people are undergoing treatment in Russia, TASS reported.
Moscow’s COVID-19 cases surged by 2,024 over the past day versus 1,585 a day earlier, and the total case tally hit 1,041,799.
Over the past day, Moscow registered 55 deaths from COVID-19, and the total death toll in the Russian capital climbed to 17,082, according to the crisis center.
As many as 1,746 patients recovered in the past 24 hours, and the total number of recoveries reached 955,148. Currently, 69,569 people are undergoing treatment in Moscow.