Russia reports 4,829 COVID-19 cases in 24 hours
The number of coronavirus cases in Russia grew by 4,829 in the past 24 hours, the total number of infected people has reached 980,405, the anti-coronavirus crisis center told reporters on Friday.
According to the crisis center, the daily growth rate does not exceed 0.5% for 13 days in a row.
The lowest daily growth rates were recorded in the Nenets autonomous region (0%), the Moscow region and Chechnya (0.2%), Moscow, the Tuva and Kamchatka regions, the Khanty-Mansi autonomous district, Kabardino-Balkaria, the Bryansk, Tambov, Smolensk and Tula regions (0.3% each).
Another 654 cases were confirmed in Moscow, 187 in St. Petersburg, 150 in the Moscow region, 133 in the Nizhny Novgorod region and 132 in the Rostov region.
A total of 165,025 people are currently undergoing treatment in Russia, TASS reported.
The number of COVID-19 fatalities in Russia over the past 24 hours increased by 110, pushing the total to 16,914.