The pandemic of the new corona virus originating in the Chinese city of Wuhan has registered 10,028 infections in the last 24 hours, which corresponds to more than 242,000 infected and 2,212 deaths.
“In the past 24 hours in Russia, 10,028 new cases of coronavirus infections have been confirmed in 83 regions, including 4,461 cases with no clinical symptoms,” said the Russian center responsible for fighting the coronavirus in a statement by the Sputnik news agency.
The new data bring the balance to 242,271 infected people in Russia, an increase of 4.3 percent over the previous balance. In the last 24 hours, 96 patients have died from COVID-19, the disease caused by the coronavirus, resulting in a total of 2,212 deaths.
Russia has been the second most affected country in the world by number of coronavirus infections since Tuesday, after being registered eleven days in a row with more than 10,000 positive results per day. Russia is far from the more than 1.3 million cases and over 80,000 deaths in the United States, the country with the lowest number of deaths of all people, accumulating more than 100,000 people at Johns Hopkins University.