The daily increase in cases of coronavirus infection in Russia amounted to 7,523 cases, 169 people died per day, follows from the data of the operational headquarters, published on Saturday. “Over the past day in Russia, confirmed cases of a new coronavirus infection COVID-19 – 7,523 in 85 regions, including 2039 (27.1%) actively detected without clinical manifestations,” the headquarters said in a statement.
On Friday, for the first time since June, the number of detected cases of coronavirus in the Russian Federation exceeded seven thousand. Before that, at the end of last week, the six thousand mark was exceeded. The highest growth is still observed in Moscow: 1792 new cases were detected in the Russian capital per day.
According to the headquarters, in Moscow over the last 24 hours, 1123 people were discharged to recover, 17 died. In the Russian Federation, on a cumulative total, 1,143,571 cases (+ 0.7%) of coronavirus infection were registered in 85 regions, over the entire period in Russia, 20,225 people died. The number of those discharged was 940,150 people, including 6,004 were discharged in the last day, the headquarters said in a statement.
Growth and mortality rates in the regions of the Russian Federation
According to the operational headquarters, another 232 new cases were registered in St. Petersburg, 204 – in the Moscow region, 189 – in the Rostov region, 166 – in the Nizhny Novgorod region, 159 – in the Voronezh region, 147 – in the Khanty-Mansiysk Autonomous Okrug, 145 – in the Stavropol Territory. Another 139 new cases were detected in the Kemerovo region and the Sverdlovsk regions, 119 – in the Ulyanovsk region, 111 – in the Samara region, 110 – in the Arkhangelsk region, 106 – in the Saratov region, 103 – in the Volgograd region, 102 in the Orenburg region, 101 – in the Krasnoyarsk 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, 27 patients died per day in St. Petersburg, nine died in Dagestan and the Rostov region, six each – in the Voronezh, Omsk and Samara regions and in the Krasnodar Territory. Five lethal cases were registered in the Kostroma, Tver regions and in the Perm region, four cases each – in the Astrakhan, Moscow regions and in the Krasnoyarsk region, three each – in the Irkutsk, Vladimir, Nizhny Novgorod, Novosibirsk, Murmansk, Sverdlovsk, Chelyabinsk regions, in Buryatia and in the Stavropol Territory. In other regions, the number of deaths did not exceed one or two cases.
According to Rospotrebnadzor, published on Saturday, more than 44.7 million tests for COVID-19 were carried out in Russia on a cumulative basis, of which 390 thousand were carried out in the last day. 218,933 people remain under medical supervision in the country.