Russia has cemented its upward trend in the last few days on Thursday after reporting more than 13,500 cases of COVID-19 for the first time in more than four months, according to the National Action Center for the Coronavirus Fight.
The agency has detailed that 13,510 positive and 399 deaths have been reported in the Eurasian country in the past 24 hours, bringing the total to 5,193,964 and 126,073, respectively, since the pandemic began, the Russian agency reports to News.
The number represents a new increase from 12,500 on Friday, the first time since the end of February, more than 12,000 infections in the country. Russia passed the 10,000 positive mark for the first time since March on Wednesday.
The country’s capital, Moscow, appears a day longer than the city with the most cases and last day deaths at 6,701 and 67 respectively. Additionally, 4,792,169 people have recovered from COVID-19 to date, including 9,986 layoffs in the last 24 hours.
For its part, the National Consumer Protection Agency (Rospotrebnadzor) has highlighted that more than 552,000 people are being observed as suspected cases and estimates the number of coronavirus tests carried out in the country to date at more than 142.3 million.