The number of COVID-19 cases in Russia has climbed by 11,231 over the past day, reaching 177,160 in all regions, the anti-coronavirus crisis center reported on Thursday, TASS reported.
Some 23,803 people have recovered and a total of 1,625 patients have died.
The daily growth rate in cases stood at 6.8% like the day earlier. Some 5,471 new patients (48.7%) have not had any symptoms.
Russia is now ranked fifth in the world for the number of COVID-19 cases. Most cases have been recorded in the United States (1,228,603), Spain (220,325), Italy (214,457), and the United Kingdom (202,359).
Some 2,476 patients have been discharged in 73 regions, including 769 in Moscow, 158 in the Moscow Region, 85 in the Vologda Region, 83 in North Ossetia, 64 in the Leningrad, and Perm Regions.
Over the past day, 88 people died of the coronavirus, including 39 in Moscow, 15 in the Moscow Region, seven in the Nizhny Novgorod Region, four in the Komi Republic and in St. Petersburg, two in North Ossetia, Samara Region, and the Primorsky Region.
One person died in the Belgorod, Kaluga, Tula, Saratov, Novosibirsk, Tyumen, and Omsk Regions, the Republics of Crimea, Dagestan, Ingushetia, Mordovia, Tatarstan, and the Perm Region.