The daily increase in new cases of coronavirus infection in Russia amounted to 9 thousand 859 new cases, 174 people died per day, follows from the data of the operational headquarters. “Over the past day in Russia, 9,859 confirmed cases of new coronavirus infection COVID-19 in 85 regions, including 2,680 (27.2%) actively detected without clinical manifestations,” the headquarters said in a statement.
On October 2, on Friday, for the first time since May, the increase in COVID-19 cases in the Russian Federation exceeded nine thousand cases. The overall increase in the incidence was noted since the beginning of September: the number of detections exceeded five thousand, but by September 19 it had reached the six thousandth mark, for the first time since July. On September 25, the mark of seven thousand new cases of coronavirus infection in the Russian Federation was exceeded, on September 28 – in eight thousand cases.
The highest growth is still observed in Moscow: the number of detected cases in the Russian capital per day amounted to 2 thousand 884. According to the headquarters, in Moscow over the past day, 1 thousand 69 people were discharged after recovery, 32 died.
“In the Russian Federation, a cumulative total of 1,204,502 cases (+ 0.8%) of coronavirus infection were registered in 85 regions. The number of those discharged for the entire period amounted to 975 thousand 859 people, including 5 thousand 563 were discharged in the last day,” – said in the message of the headquarters.
According to the operational headquarters, another 358 new cases of COVID-19 per day were registered in St. Petersburg, 259 – in the Moscow region, 219 – in the Rostov region, 199 – in the Nizhny Novgorod region, 177 – in the Voronezh region, 168 – in the Kemerovo region, 165 – in the Sverdlovsk region, 160 – in the Arkhangelsk region, 153 cases – in the Khanty-Mansi Autonomous Okrug and in the Stavropol Territory, 135 – in the Saratov Region, 134 – in the Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous District, 129 – in the Ulyanovsk Region, 124 – in the Volgograd regions, 118 – in Udmurtia, 113 – in the Krasnoyarsk Territory, 111 – in the Orenburg and Samara Regions, 106 – in the Krasnodar Territory, 103 – in the Altai Territory. In other regions of Russia, the daily increase over the past day was less than 100 cases.
According to the data of the headquarters on mortality, 30 patients died per day in St. Petersburg, seven – in the Rostov region, six – in the Altai Territory. Four deaths were recorded in Novosibirsk, Omsk, Samara and Sverdlovsk regions, three each in Nizhny Novgorod, Murmansk, Tver, regions, Udmurtia, Kamchatka, Perm and Stavropol regions. In other regions, the number of deaths did not exceed one or two cases, or was not recorded.
According to Rospotrebnadzor, published on Saturday, more than 47.2 million tests for COVID-19 were carried out in Russia on an accrual basis, of which 423 thousand were carried out in the last day. 226 thousand 435 people remain under medical supervision in the country.