The Russian government confirmed 8,835 new coronavirus infections and 119 related deaths in the last 24 hours, up to 528,964 infections and 6,948 deaths overall since the epidemic was reported.
The new cases were confirmed in 84 regions, including 3,198 cases without clinical symptoms (36.2%). This is stated in a statement by the official center responsible for monitoring the disease.
The new infections concentrate on Moscow (1,477), the province of the same name (717) and that of Saint Petersburg (256).
According to the official Russian news agency Sputnik, 5,409 people were released on the last day, which corresponds to a total of 280,050 people.