MOSCOW (Reuters) – The number of new cases of coronavirus infection in Russia has reached 8,481 over the past 24 hours, the epidemic operational headquarters said on Wednesday.
The number of infections fell to a minimum of 4,676 cases on August 26 and began to rise again, returning to the level of the beginning of summer, today the maximum increase has been recorded since June 14.
The total number of infections increased by 0.7% per day to 1,176,286 people.
In Moscow, 2,308 cases were registered – the maximum since May 31.
Over the past 24 hours, 177 people have died from coronavirus in Russia.
(Gleb Stolyarov; editor Anton Kolodyazhny)