The Russian government reported this Sunday that there had been an additional 4,969 cases of coronavirus and 68 deaths on the country’s last day. This is still the fourth in the world hardest hit by the pandemic.
“In the past 24 hours in Russia, 4,969 new cases of COVID-19 coronavirus infection have been confirmed in 84 regions, including 1,284 asymptomatic, 25.8 percent,” said a statement from the national center coordinating the fight. against coronavirus.
In total, 922,853 infections and 15,685 deaths have been recorded in Russia’s 85 territorial units since the beginning of the pandemic.
According to the authorities, most of the new infections were found in the Russian capital Moscow (688), Saint Petersburg (163) and Moscow Province (154). 5,061 new cases and 119 deaths were recorded on Saturday.
On the other hand, 732,968 people have recovered from the disease, 3,557 of them in the last few days. The country’s laboratories have also performed 32.5 million coronavirus tests, including 312,000 on the last day.