Russia’s COVID-19 Case Tally Climbs by 8,817 to 4,580,894


Russia confirmed 8,817 new COVID-19 cases in the past day, bringing the total case tally to 4,580,894, the anti-coronavirus crisis center told reporters on Sunday, TASS reports.

In relative terms, the growth rate dropped to 0.19%.

The lowest growth rates in the past day were registered in the Chukotka Autonomous Region (0%), the Magadan Region and the Tuva Republic (0.01%) and the Sakhalin Region (0.05%).

Some 1,901 COVID-19 cases were registered in Moscow, 711 in St. Petersburg, 598 in the Moscow Region, 276 in the Nizhny Novgorod Region, 241 in the Rostov Region and 203 in the Voronezh Region.

Currently, 276,439 patients are undergoing treatment in Russia.

Russia’s COVID-19 recoveries rose by 8,212 over the past day and the total number of recoveries reached 4,204,081.

The share of recovered patients remained at 91.8% of all those infected.

Over the past day, 1,901 patients recovered in Moscow, 955 in St. Petersburg, 400 in the Moscow Region, 322 in the Nizhny Novgorod Region, 211 in the Samara Region and 206 in the Voronezh Region.

Russia’s COVID-19 death toll climbed by 357 over the past day versus 384 a day earlier, and the total death toll hit 100,374 since the start of the pandemic.

The average mortality rate remained at 2.19%, according to the crisis center.

In particular, over the past day, 56 deaths were recorded in Moscow, 28 in St. Petersburg, 15 in the Rostov Region, 12 in the Krasnodar Region, 11 in the Krasnoyarsk Region, 10 in the Moscow, Tula, Leningrad and Sverdlovsk Regions.

Moscow recorded 1,901 coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours, while the total caseload has hit 1,034,567 since the start of the pandemic.

According to the crisis center, the Russian capital’s COVID-19 cases climbed by 0.18% over the past day. A day earlier, some 2,011 cases were recorded.

In the past 24 hours, some 56 patients died from complications caused by coronavirus, bringing Moscow’s total death toll to 16,872.

Some 998 people were discharged from hospitals in the last 24 hours, while as many as 949,843 coronavirus patients have recovered in Moscow since the start of the pandemic. Currently, some 67,852 people are receiving medical treatment in Russia’s capital.