The pandemic of the new coronavirus originating in the Chinese city of Wuhan has caused 6,428 new cases and 167 deaths in Russia in the last 24 hours, compared with 6,422 infections and 156 deaths the previous day, representing a total of more than 752,000 infected people and more than 11,900 deaths, as reported by the Russian center for the fight against the virus.
“In the past 24 hours in Russia, 6,428 new coronavirus cases have been confirmed in 85 regions, including 1,549 asymptomatic,” said a statement by the Russian news agency Sputnik.
Most new infections were found in Moscow with 531 positive and in St. Petersburg with 256. With the new data, the balance is 752,797 infected people, 0.9 percent more than in the previous balance. and 11,937 deaths.
Of the 167 deaths recorded on the last day, 24 died in Moscow and 22 in Saint Petersburg. In terms of number of recoveries, a total of 531,962 patients passed COVID-19 in Russia, including 8,443 who were discharged in the last 24 hours. Most of the most recent restorations occurred in Moscow with 1,145 discharges and in its region with 359 discharges.