Russia reports 5,482 new COVID-19 cases
The number of the coronavirus infections in Russia has increased by 5,482 in the past 24 hours with the total number of infections reaching 839,981, the anti-coronavirus crisis center told reporters on Friday.
According to the data, the daily growth hasn’t surpassed 0.7% for 10 days.
The lowest growth rates over the past 24 hours were registered in the Chukotka Autonomous Area (0%), the Republic of Karachayevo-Cherkessia (0.2%), the Moscow Region (0.2%), Moscow (0.3%), the Kaluga Region (0.3%), the Kabardino-Balkarian Republic (0.3%), the Republic of North Ossetia (0.3%), the Lipetsk Region (0.3%), the Transbaikal Region (0.3%), Sevastopol (0.3%).
695 new cases were detected in Moscow, 210 - in the Sverdlovsk Region, 171 cases - in the Khanty-Mansi Autonomous Area, 159 - in St. Petersburg, and 150 cases were detected in the Moscow Region.
Currently there are 187,608 cases of infection in Russia, TASS reported.
Russia’s COVID-19 death toll grew by 161 in the past 24 hours, bringing total fatalities to 13,963, the anti-coronavirus crisis center reported.