Russia reports 5,110 new COVID-19 cases in the past day
The number of coronavirus cases recorded in Russia in the past 24 hours surpassed 5,000 for the first time since August 15. Another 5,110 cases were confirmed, bringing the total number of infected people to 1,015,105, the anti-coronavirus crisis center told reporters on Friday.
According to the crisis center, the daily growth rate does not exceed 0.5% for 20 days in a row.
The lowest daily growth rates were recorded in the Chukotka autonomous region (0%), Chechnya and the Moscow region (0.2% each), Moscow, the Yamalo-Nenets autonomous district, the Tuva region, the Smolensk and Tula regions (0.3% each).
Another 692 COVID-19 cases were confirmed in Moscow, 193 in St. Petersburg, 164 in the Moscow region, 145 in the Nizhny Novgorod region and 142 in the Rostov region.
A total of 164,709 people are currently undergoing treatment in Russia, TASS reported.
The number of COVID-19 fatalities in Russia over the past 24 hours increased by 121, pushing the total to 17,649.
The number of coronavirus patients discharged over the past 24 hours in Russia has increased by 5,812, including 1 196 in Moscow, bringing the total to 832,747, TASS reported.
A total of 211,128 people remain under medical supervision in Russia, the Russian Federal Service for Surveillance on Consumer Rights Protection and Human Wellbeing said.
According to the watchdog, more than 37.8 mln coronavirus tests have been conducted nationwide so far, with 334,000 tests conducted in the past 24 hours.