Number of Coronavirus Cases in Russia Tops 2.5 Million


The number of confirmed COVID-19 infections in Russia over the past 24 hours has increased by 26,097, bringing the total to 2,515,09, the anti-coronavirus crisis center told journalists on Tuesday.

According to the crisis center, the relative daily growth decreased to 1%, TASS reported.

The lowest daily growth rates were registered in the Nenets Autonomous Region, the Republic of Altai (0.4% each), the Republic of Dagestan, and the Khanty-Mansi Autonomous Region (0.6% each).

Some 3,734 new cases over the past 24 hours were detected in St. Petersburg, 1,341 – in the Moscow Region, 482 cases – in the Nizhny Novgorod Region, 472 – in the Republic of Karelia, and 398 cases were detected in the Arkhangelsk Region.

In all, currently 489,324 patients continue treatment in Russia.