The pandemic of the new corona virus originating in the Chinese city of Wuhan has caused 5,849 new cases in Russia, which corresponds to more than 68,600 infected people and a total of 615 deaths, according to the Russian center responsible for the fight, the virus reports.
“In the past 24 hours, 5,849 cases of Covid-19 have been confirmed in 82 regions of the country,” the Russian authority said in a statement from the Russian news agency Sputnik.
As the number of cases increases, the balance after the 60 deaths in the last 24 hours increases to 68,622 infected and 615 deaths. Most new cases were discovered in the city of Moscow (2,957 positives) and in their region (611).
The Russian coronavirus center has reported that more than 600 patients have recovered from Covid 19 disease and have been discharged in the past 48 hours. “The total number of recovered amounts nationwide is 5,568,” he said.