Russia reports 10,028 cases of COVID-19 in past 24 hours

Russia reports 10,028 cases of COVID-19 in past 24 hours

Russia has documented 10,028 cases of COVID-19, a disease caused by the novel coronavirus, in the past 24 hours, with the total amount of cases reaching 242,271, the Russian anti-coronavirus crisis center said.

According to the crisis center, the daily increase in cases has gone down to 4.3% compared to 4.9% a day earlier. The officials noted that 4,461 of newly diagnosed patients (44.5%) do not exhibit symptoms of the disease.

The number of COVID-19 cases in Moscow has risen by 4,703, reaching 126,004. The daily increase in cases has reached 3.9% in the Russian capital for the first time. On Tuesday, it reached 4.7%.

The coronavirus spread coefficient in Moscow has gone down to 0.91, remaining lower than one for three days running, the data from the Russian coronavirus crisis center released on Wednesday suggests. Meanwhile, the spread coefficient in Russia is lower than 1.01, TASS reported.

Out of ten Russian regions with the highest number of people infected, this figure equals one or is lower than one in three regions besides Moscow: the Krasnodar Region (1), the Murmansk Region (0.54 compared to 0.31 the day before), and Dagestan (0.92 compared to 0.82 the day before).