Russia Sees New High of 28,145 COVID-19 Cases

Russia’s coronavirus cases rose by 28,145 in the past day, a new high since the start of pandemic, and the total case count reached 2,375,546, the anti-coronavirus crisis center told reporters on Thursday, TASS informs.

The average growth rate climbed to 1.2%. The lowest growth rates in the past day were registered in the Nenets Autonomous Region (0.2%), the Khanty-Mansi Autonomous Region, the Republics of Dagestan and Mari El (0.6%).

Moscow confirmed 7,750 new COVID-19 cases in the past day. Some 3,692 coronavirus cases were recorded in St. Petersburg, 1,193 in the Moscow Region, 481 in the Nizhny Novgorod Region, 472 in the Republic of Karelia and 399 in the Arkhangelsk Region. Currently, 474,088 people are ill in Russia.