MOSCOW (Reuters) – The number of new cases of coronavirus infection in Russia has reached 10,888 over the past 24 hours, the epidemic response headquarters said on Monday.
This is the highest number since May 12 and is close to the maximum of 11,656 that was reached on May 11.
The number of daily infections decreased to 4,676 cases on August 26, but began to rise again, returning to early summer levels.
The total number of infections increased by 0.9% per day to 1,225,889 people.
In Moscow, 3,537 cases were registered – the maximum since May 19.
Over the past day, 117 people have died from the coronavirus in Russia.
(Gleb Stolyarov. Edited by Anastasia Teterevleva)