Russia reports 20,393 daily COVID-19 cases
Russia’s confirmed coronavirus cases grew by 20,393 in the past 24 hours reaching 5,409,088, the anti-coronavirus crisis center told reporters on Friday.
The relative growth rate stands at 0.38%.
St. Petersburg confirmed 1,194 new cases in the past 24 hours, the Nizhny Novgorod Region — 311, Buryatia — 281, the Voronezh Region — 239 and Crimea — 232.
Currently, 347,385 people in Russia are undergoing treatment.
The number of coronavirus fatalities in Moscow grew by 98 in the past 24 hours, this is the highest number since the start of the pandemic.
According to the crisis center, as many as 21,876 people in Moscow or 1,65% of those infected have died.
The Russian capital confirmed 7,916 coronavirus cases compared to 8,598 cases reported a day earlier, with the relative growth rate standing at 0.6%. So far, 1,323,757 people in Moscow have been diagnosed with COVID-19.
Meanwhile, another 4,558 patients recovered in the past 24 hours, with recoveries rising to 1,135,580. Currently, 166,301 people in Moscow are undergoing treatment.
Russia has documented 601 deaths from COVID-19 in the past 24 hours compared to 568 the day before, which is the highest daily death toll since January 21.
In total, 132,064 COVID-19 deaths have been documented in Russia. The preliminary lethality rate stands at 2.44%.
In the past 24 hours, 98 deaths were recorded in St. Petersburg, 26 in Buryatia, 25 in the Nizhny Novgorod Region, 19 in the Krasnodar Region, 18 in the Sverdlovsk Region, 16 in the Penza Region.
Russia’s coronavirus recoveries grew by 14,024 in the past 24 hours, this is the highest number since March 6.
As many as 4,929,639 people have recovered since the start of the pandemic. According to the crisis center, recoveries currently stand at 91.1% of the total number of infected people.
Another 1,897 patients recovered in St. Petersburg, 233 in the Voronezh Region, 191 in the Sverdlovsk Region, 188 in the Arkhangelsk Region and 165 in the Nizhny Novgorod Region.