Russia reports 5,500 new COVID-19 cases
Russia’s coronavirus cases grew by 5,509 in the past day to 834,499, the anti-coronavirus crisis center said on Thursday.
According to its data, the daily growth rate in the past nine days did not exceed 0.7%.
Some new 678 cases were recorded in Moscow, 215 in the Sverdlovsk Region, 172 in the Khanty-Mansi Autonomous Region, 162 in St. Petersburg and 158 in the Nizhny Novgorod Region.
The lowest growth rate in the past day was recorded in the Chukotka Autonomous Region (0%), the Karachay-Cherkess Republic (0.2%), the Moscow Region (0.2%), Moscow (0.3%), the Kaluga Region (0.3%), the Kabardino-Balkarian Republic (0.3%), North Ossetia (0.3%), the Lipetsk Region (0.3%), the Trans-Baikal Region (0.3%) and Sevastopol (0.3%).
To date, 191,042 people are undergoing treatment for COVID-19 in Russia, TASS reported.
Russia’s COVID-19 death toll grew by 129 in the past 24 hours, bringing total fatalities to 13,802, the anti-coronavirus crisis center reported.