In the past 24 hours, 8,894 people contracted the COVID-19 infection in Russia, the coronavirus prevention operational headquarters told journalists Friday, adding that this figure has stayed below 10,000 for seven days already, TASS reported.
The total case count in Russia reached 326,448.
The daily growth rate reduced from 2.9% to 2.8% a day ago, the HQ said, adding that 3751 patients or 42.2% show no symptoms.
In Moscow, 2,988 infection cases were registered, bringing the total case count in the city to 158,207. The daily growth rate in Moscow is 1.9%, the same as the day before.
In 57 regions of Russia, the case count exceeds 1,000 people.