In Russia, over the past 24 hours, 8135 new cases of coronavirus infection were recorded. Such data are given in the publication of the operational headquarters to combat the spread of the disease.
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It is noteworthy that this is the first case since June 16 when the daily increase in new cases in the country has exceeded the 8 thousand mark. According to this information, the daily increase in new patients during the reporting period was 0.7%. In total, the total number of infected residents of the country since the beginning of the pandemic has reached 1 million 159 thousand people. The largest number of new cases of infection has traditionally been recorded in Moscow – in the capital over the past day, 2217 new cases of COVID-19 were detected. Also, very high rates remain in St. Petersburg (237 cases), Moscow region (212 cases), as well as in Rostov, Nizhny Novgorod and Voronezh regions – 193, 165 and 158 new cases, respectively.
The operational headquarters also emphasize that as of September 28, there are over 193,000 active patients with a corresponding diagnosis in the country.