The Russian government reported 5,966 new coronavirus infections this Saturday, increasing the number of infected to more than 74,500 and the deaths to 681, causing another 66 deaths in one day.
“In the past 24 hours, 5,966 cases of Covid-19 have been confirmed in 83 regions of the country,” said a statement from the national center for the treatment of the disease. According to the numbers, this is 117 new cases more than the last balance (5,849).
The agency has also indicated that the total number of people infected has increased to 74,588 cases. Most new infections correspond to Moscow (2,612), followed by the province of the same name (605) and Saint Petersburg (215).
In the discharge department, more than 680 patients recovered from the disease and have been discharged in the last 24 hours, which corresponds to 6,250 recoveries nationwide.