The new coronavirus pandemic, which originated in the Chinese city of Wuhan, has left 5,099 new cases and 122 deaths in Russia in the past 24 hours, equivalent to 1.03 million infected people and more than 17,900 deaths, according to the informant for the fight against the virus competent Russian center.
“In the last 24 hours in Russia, 5,099 new cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed in 83 regions, including 1,184 asymptomatic,” the agency said in a statement from Russian news agency Sputnik.
With the new data, the pandemic balance on Russian soil is 1,035,789 infected people, 0.5 percent more than the previous day, and 17,993 deaths. Most of the new cases were discovered in Moscow with 695 positive cases, followed by Saint Petersburg with 210 infections.
In terms of recovery, a total of 850,049 people have managed to overcome COVID-19, the respiratory disease caused by the coronavirus, including 6,772 patients discharged in the last 24 hours.