The pandemic of the new coronavirus from the Chinese city of Wuhan has registered more than 11,200 cases in Russia in the past 24 hours that broke the daily infection record and increased the balance to more than 177,000 infected and 1,625 deaths.
“In the past 24 hours in Russia, 11,231 new cases of coronavirus infection have been confirmed in 84 regions, including 5,471 cases with no clinical symptoms,” the Russian anti-virus center said in a statement released by the US government, Sputnik news agency .
The new cases mean a 6.8 percent increase over the internal day. In Moscow, 6,703 new cases were discovered in one day, which increases the total number of infected people in the capital to 92,676, 52.3 percent of all infections in the whole country.
In the deaths, 88 COVID-19 patients have died in the last 24 hours, for a total of 1,625 deaths. The center said 23,803 people have recovered from the coronavirus disease, including 2,476 who have been discharged in the last 24 hours.
By Thursday, Russia had run more than 4.8 million coronavirus detection tests, according to the National Consumer Protection Agency (Rospotrebnadzor). “More than 4.8 million coronavirus tests have been performed in Russia. Around 231,000 people are still under medical surveillance,” the agency said.