Russia reports 5,065 new COVID-19 cases in 24 hours

Russia reports 5,065 new COVID-19 cases in 24 hours

Another 5,065 coronavirus cases were confirmed in Russia in the past 24 hours, the total number of infected people has reached 912,823, the anti-coronavirus crisis center said on Friday.

According to its data, the daily growth rate does not exceed 0.6% for 13 days in a row.

The lowest daily growth rates were recorded in the Chukotka autonomous region (0.0%), the Nenets autonomous region (0.0%), the Smolensk region (0.2%), the Moscow region (0.2%), North Ossetia (0.2%), Moscow (0.3%), Tuva (0.3%), Kabardino-Balkaria (0.3%), Karachay-Cherkessia (0.3%), the Trans-Baikal region (0.3%) and Chechnya (0.3%).

Another 688 cases were recorded in Moscow, 159 in St. Petersburg, 156 in the Moscow region, 154 in the Sverdlovsk region and 130 in the Stavropol region.

A total of 174,361 coronavirus patients are undergoing treatment in Russia.

According to the crisis center, 722,964 patients have recovered in total. The number of coronavirus patients discharged over the past 24 hours has increased by 6,568.

The number of COVID-19 fatalities over the past 24 hours increased by 114, reaching 15,498, TASS reported.