Russia exceeded one million cases of COVID-19 on Tuesday after an additional 4,700 new positive results were confirmed on the last day. This is based on data from the operation center against the spread of the coronavirus.
Specifically, 4,729 new cases were confirmed in the last 24 hours, including 1,211 asymptomatic, for a total of 1,000,048. As in previous days, most new infections were found in the capital (641), Saint Petersburg (185) and the Moscow province (156).
On the other hand, the 123 deaths on the last day brings the number of deaths to 17,299, while another 6,318 people have been discharged, so that 815,705 patients have already recovered.
In addition, according to the national consumer protection agency Rospotrebnadzor, more than 36.9 million tests were carried out in the country, including around 204,000 on the last day.